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This study examines scientific information use and influence in managing the shrimp and groundfish resources in the Brazil-Guianas Continental Shelf. The study will use surveys and content analysis to identify information pathways among various stakeholders. The opportunities for and barriers to effective and efficient use of scientific information will be described.