FFAW Frustrated with Inshore Northern Shrimp TAC, Decision DFO Argues Stock in ‘Critical Zone’
Following the DFO’s decision for the 2021 total allowable catch for the Northern shrimp in Newfoundland's SFA 6, where most of the inshore fleet fishes, FFAW-Unifor shared its disappointment and frustration in the move.
Although the DFO increased the quota by 15% at 9,534 metric tons, the harvester’s union felt the increase should have been greater, sighting signs of stock growth in recent years.
The union said that the stock had grown by over 40% from 2020 to 2021. The DFO designated the stock in...
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