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Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Bust Two Separate Salmon Poaching Operations

Recent tips from the public about the illegal netting and selling of wild Atlantic salmon on the Baie Verte Peninsula have resulted in two males facing charges under the Federal Fisheries Act. Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers from the Springdale...

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Soft-Shell Closed Area for Crab and Shrimp Fishing in NAFO Division 2J

DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, that Grids R39 and R40 in NAFO Division 2J will close to fishing snow crab and shrimp at midnight on Saturday, June 27, 2015 due to a high incidence...

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Capelin Fixed Gear Fishery Opening in Portions of Area 14

DFO advises that the Capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including modified bar seine known as "tuck seine"), for vessels less than 65 feet, in Capelin Fishing Area 14 from Big Brook to Cape Bauld and...

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World Oceans Day Events

June 8 is officially recognized by the United Nations as World Oceans Day. Each year, an increasing number of countries and organizations mark this day as an opportunity to celebrate our world ocean and our personal connection to the...

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Doelle-Lahey Recommendations Promote Transparency in Aquaculture

Salmon aquaculture in Atlantic Canada began as a relatively small, family-owned operation off the coast of south western New Brunswick, an economically depraved area of the Maritimes, over 30 years ago. It’s one claim to fame was the Point LePreau...

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Placentia Bay Tragedy: Bodies of Three Crab Fishermen Recovered Near Bar Haven

Three Newfoundland snow crab fishermen died following an accident in western Placentia Bay, near Davis Cove, June 16. The men had been reported missing around 7 p.m. when they failed to return ...

Lobster Marketing Endeavour Stalls in Nova Scotia Due to Lack of Consensus

Geoff Irvine of the Lobster Council of Canada stated the obvious while being interviewed about the lobster industry in the Maritimes — a general agreement on marketing by the Nova Scotia industry ...
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Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Bust Two Separate Salmon Poaching Operations

Recent tips from the public about the illegal netting and selling of wild Atlantic salmon on the Baie Verte Peninsula have resulted in two males facing charges under the Federal Fisheries Act. F...

Soft-Shell Closed Area for Crab and Shrimp Fishing in NAFO Division 2J

DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, that Grids R39 and R40 in NAFO Division 2J will close to fishing snow crab and shrimp at midnight on Saturday, June 27, 2015 due to a ...
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