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Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 12-24

The International Sampling Program, Continent of Origin and Biological Characteristics of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Collected at West Greenland in 2011

by Timothy F. Sheehan1, Marta G. L. Assunção2, Nick Chisholm3, Denise Deschamps4, Heather Dixon5, Mark Renkawitz1, Ger Rogan6, Rasmus Nygaard7,Timothy L. King8, Martha J. Robertson9, Niall O’ Maoiléidigh6
1 NOAA Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
2 The Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science, Salmon and Freshwater Team, Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0HT, UK (England & Wales)
3 River Annan Trust Fisheries Office, St Ann's, Lockerbie, DG11 1HQ, UK (Scotland)
4 Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune du Québec, Direction de la recherche sur la faune, 880, chemin Sainte-Foy, Quèbec, Quèbec G1S 4X4, Canada
5 University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
6 Marine Institute, Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services, The Farran Laboratory, Furnace, Newport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
7 Grønlands Naturinstitut, Kivioq 3, 3905 Nuussuaq, DK-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
8 U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Leetown Science Center, 1700 Leetown Road, Kearneysville, West Virginia 25430, USA
9 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Science Branch, P.O. Box 5667, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C 5X1, Canada

Web version posted October 18, 2012

Citation: Sheehan TF, Assunção MGL, Chisholm N, Deschamps D, Dixon H, Renkawitz M, Rogan G, Nygaard R, King TL, Robertson MJ, O’Maoiléidigh N. 2012. The international sampling program, continent of origin and biological characteristics of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) collected at West Greenland in 2011. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 12-24; 27 p. Available from: National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026, or online at /publications/

Information Quality Act Compliance: In accordance with section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center completed both technical and policy reviews for this report. These predissemination reviews are on file at the NEFSC Editorial Office.

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