DFO Slashes Inshore Northern Shrimp Quota by 62% in Area 6
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton March 31, 2017
The Canadian dept of Fisheries and Oceans announced Northern shrimp quotas for the upcoming season, and the news was just as bad as the industry in Newfoundland feared.
The largest inshore shrimp fishing area, which is the basis for much of the cooked and peeled inshore industry, will have a quota of 10,400 tons. Of this, 2400 tons will be allocated to the offshore fleet, and after some special allocations, 7239 tons will be allocated for the inshore fleet...
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