Open Sea URCHIN Lectures


We are pleased to offer an open invitation to a series of short talks on sea urchin fisheries and opportunities from the Northern Peripheries and Arctic Program funded project URCHIN

Location: Marine Research Institute,
Skúlagata 4, Reykjavik, Iceland,

Date: Monday 3rd of October, 2016


  • 16:00 - Welcome and introduction to the Northern Periphery and Arctic program and the URCHIN Project (Dr Phil James, Nofima, Norway)
  • 16:10 - Sea urchin roe enhancement (Dr Phil James, Nofima, Norway)
  • 16:20 - Sea urchin hatchery production and reseeding (Dr Colin Hannon, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland)
  • 16:30 - Canada's framework for providing scientific advice for the management of new and developing invertebrate fisheries (case study: sea cucumbers in British Columbia (Dr Janet Lochead, Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
  • 17:00 - Close of meeting

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