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Bibliography of the Maurice Lamontagne Institute

Jimmy FORTIN

GIGUÈRE, M., S. BRULOTTE, N. PAILLE, J. FORTIN, 2005. Mise à jour des connaissances sur la biologie et l'exploitation de la mactre de l'Atlantique (Spisula solidissima) aux Îles-de-la-Madeleine. Rapp. tech. can. sci. halieut. aquat., 2587, 32 p .

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The purpose of this document is to present the knowledge base on Atlantic surfclam (Spisula solidissima), Dillwyn 1817) biology, identify the species' spawning period in the Iles-de-la-Madeleine and provide an assessment of harvesting of this resource. The information that is presented comes from the literature, a 2003 study on the Atlantic surfclam reproductive cycle and an analysis of fishery statistics.