Toronto, Ontario 4-6 January 2001

  • President: Pierre Magnan, Université du Québec à Trois Rivières--->
  • Treasurer: Howard Powles, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa --->
  • PROGRAMME CHAIR: Michael Fox, Trent University--->
  • Local Arrangements: Nick Collins and Don Jackson, University of Toronto--->
  • Nominations: Allen Curry, University of New Brunswick--->

    Programme Themes and Call for Papers
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  • The major themes of the 2001 Conference are:

    • (1) Life history variation and its implications for fisheries management
    • (2) Fish community ecology: patterns, explanations and fisheries applications
    • (3) Quantitative predictions in fish ecology: meeting society's needs
    • (4) Behavioural ecology and its application to fisheries and aquaculture

    • There will be special (invited) lectures to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences on "Fisheries and Aquatic Science Then and Now", as well as the Annual Stevenson Lecture

      Papers addressing the major themes are encouraged, although submission on other themes related to fisheries and aquatic habitat biology are also welcome.
      The DEADLINE for abstracts (see details below) is 08 September 2000.
      Submit ELECTRONIC abstracts to the Program Committee Chair:

      Dr. Michael Fox -->
      Environmental & Resource Studies Program
      Trent University
      1600 West Bank Drive
      Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8

      For general information contact the CCFFR Secretary Treasurer:
      Dr. Howard Powles
      Tel: 613-990-0285
      Fax: 613-954-0807

      • ABSTRACT PREPARATION (Deadline: 08 September 2000)
        Please follow these guidelines carefully to facilitate work of the Programme Committee and to ensure a final programme of high quality.

      • E-mail copy of Abstract:
        Follow the guidelines below and send an ASCII (text) version of your abstract ( do NOT send Word, WordPerfect, or other word processing formats) by e-mail to:

        Dr. Michael Fox --->

      • Place an asterisk (*) after the name of the person presenting the paper.
      • Indicate whether the presentation will be oral (O) or poster (P) after the title.
      • Only standard 5 x 5 cm slide projector and overhead projector will be provided free of charge.
      • Onlty two concurrent paper sessions are planned so the number of oral presentations will be limited.
      • Please indicate, on a separate line after the end of your abstract, if your presentation COULD be a poster even if your preference is for oral presentation.
      • Please also indicate on this line to which theme (1-4) your presentation is most closely related. This line will not appear in the program.

        Gretzky*, W. and J. Villeneuve. Department of Epidemiology, Eastern University, Yoho, Saskatchewan
        Sea stars shine increasingly brightly as the sunspot cycle progresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        Could be poster; theme 3

      • Hard copy of Abstract:
        CCFFR has moved to an electronic process for developing the programme. Hard copy abstracts will NOT be accepted. In exceptional circumstances contact the Programme Chair.

        Registration information will be posted sometime in the Autumn of 2000.