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Another Bad Year for Wild Salmon Stocks Across N.L.

Wild Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador have seen a second year of increasingly low returns, with most of the province’s rivers being classified by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) as being in critical condition. While salmon stocks...

Another Bad Year for Wild Salmon Stocks Across N.L. Another Bad Year for Wild Salmon Stocks Across N.L.
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DFO Reframes the Way it Assesses Capelin Stocks in 2024

While capelin stocks off Newfoundland and Labrador are still well below the levels seen pre-1991, a newly established limit reference point was “welcomed news” for fish harvesters in the province. Capelin stocks underwent a collapse in 1991 that saw the...

DFO Reframes the Way it Assesses Capelin Stocks in 2024 DFO Reframes the Way it Assesses Capelin Stocks in 2024
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Shrimp Fishing Area 4 Remains Healthy, 5 and 6 Continue to Decline

In contrast to 2023, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) was able to conduct a survey of all shrimp fishing areas (SFA) for its 2024 Northern shrimp stock assessment. In the 2023 assessment, SFA 4 off northern Labrador was...

Shrimp Fishing Area 4 Remains Healthy, 5 and 6 Continue to Decline Shrimp Fishing Area 4 Remains Healthy, 5 and 6 Continue to Decline
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