Iceland Project Meeting and Workshop (First Call)

Oct 2016

  Reykjavík, Island

Open Sea URCHIN Lectures

Marine Research Institute,

Skúlagata 4, Reykjavik, Iceland,

Monday 3rd of October, 2016


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.


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

If you require further information sooner please dont hesitate to contact the Project leader Phil James at

We look forward to seeing you in Iceland!!