Gulf Snow Crab Quota Even Higher Than Expected, Set at Nearly 44,000 tons
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton April 13, 2017
The snow crab supply picture from Atlantic Canada is coming into better focus. The Canadian DFO announced today that the quota in the Southern Gulf, which was 21,725 tons last year, will more than double to 43,822 tons this year.
Combined with the Newfoundland quota of 35,419 tons, total Canadian harvests from the two primary producing areas will total 79,241 tons of crab, or nearly 175 million pounds of live crab if the...
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