FFAW Releases Update on 3L Inshore Snow Crab Harvest
Generally the snow crab season in Canada is plagued with drama over prices. While prices for this year have yet to be announced, fishermen are taking issue with quota allocations.
CBC reported earlier this week that about 100 snow crab fishermen protested outside the Sheraton in downtown St. John’s over the DFO’s new precautionary approach to protect crab stocks in 3L. The DFO’s new approach created two separate biomasses for inshore and offshore harvest, which means that inshore harvesters have less to catch...
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