Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf
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LME 9: Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf

Bordering countries:

Canada, France (Saint Pierre et Miquelon)

LME total area:

674,862 km2
LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit medium numbers of collapsed and overexploited fish stocks, as well as very high proportions of catch from bottom impacting gear.
Based on a combined measure of the Human Development Index and the averaged indicators for fish & fisheries and pollution & ecosystem health modules, the overall risk factor is low.
Pollution and Ecosystem Health