SEA-NL Demands Answers From DFO, FFAW Over 3L Snow Crab Fishery
Seaward Enterprises Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (SEA-NL) is demanding answers about the 3L snow crab fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This year the DFO introduced a new precautionary approach to protect crab stocks in 3L. The new approach involves the creation of two separate biomasses for the inshore and offshore harvest. Fishermen were protesting the decision last week, arguing that it will leave inshore harvesters with less to catch. Minister Joyce Murray sent a letter to FFAW on Friday in which she agreed to evaluate...
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