Newfoundland and Labrador TAC Announced for Shrimp Fishing Areas 5 and 6
On Monday the total allowable catch was announced for Northern shrimp in Shrimp Fishing Areas (SFA) 5 and 6. These areas are located off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Last year the TAC for SFA 5 was reduced by 12% as a result of the decline in fishable biomass from 2020 to 2021. The TAC for this area in 2023 is set to remain the same at 14,200t. Meanwhile, last year the TAC for SFA 6 was only slightly reduced by 1.1%. The TAC for...
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