DFO Confirms 3 More Temporary Grid Closures in Gulf of St. Lawrence
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced an additional three grid closures on Wednesday.
The following three grids will be temporarily closed beginning May 28, 2023 at 5 p.m. The DFO said that they are providing a 96-hour delay for those grids due to the weather forecast. However, all gear must be removed by the date listed.
The grid closures are part of Canada’s management plans to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whales. Scientists estimate that less than 350 of these whales remain...
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