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New Lobster Committee Supports Industry Fee

On Friday April 24th, the Nova Scotia Fish Packers Association’s lobster members met to address the topic of mandatory financial contributions for the betterment of the lobster industry. In response to the proposed amendment to the Coastal Resources Act,...

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Inshore Shrimp Fishery Opening

DFO advises that the inshore shrimp fishery in Shrimp Fishing Areas (SFA) 4, 5, and 6, for vessels less than 100 feet, based in NAFO Divisions 2J, 3K north, and 3K south will open at 0600 hours on Tuesday,...

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Funding Enhances Wharves in Preparation for Arrival of New Ferries

The provincial government is allocating $13.1 million through Budget 2015 for renovations to wharf infrastructure to accommodate two new ferries for Bell Island and Fogo Island-Change Islands. The tender is being called for enhancements to the Fogo Island wharf to...

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Emergency Storm Closure: Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting in Notre Dame Bay

A storm system which passed through the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the past 48 hours has deposited significant amounts of rain in areas of Notre Dame Bay. Environment Canada has reason to believe that bivalve molluscan shellfish are...

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2J3KLPs Herring Integrated Fisheries Management Plan – 2015-2016

DFO advises that the 2J3KLPs Herring Integrated Fisheries Management Plan has been finalized. The total allowable catch has been set at 14,291 tonnes for 2015-2016. Based on the review of the data collect during the pilot project, the minimum size herring...

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DFO Stamps 2015 Shrimp Quota Rollover

As was reported in the April issue of The Navigator, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has officially agreed to a recommended rollover of the 2015 Northern shrimp quotas. In March, in ...

Nova Scotia Cod Quota Cut in Half — Stocks in North Sea Continue to Improve

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently cut Nova Scotia’s cod quota in half. DFO said the cod stock remains in poor shape on the Scotian shelf from Halifax to Digby, leading to ...
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New Lobster Committee Supports Industry Fee

On Friday April 24th, the Nova Scotia Fish Packers Association’s lobster members met to address the topic of mandatory financial contributions for the betterment of the lobster industry. In ...

Inshore Shrimp Fishery Opening

DFO advises that the inshore shrimp fishery in Shrimp Fishing Areas (SFA) 4, 5, and 6, for vessels less than 100 feet, based in NAFO Divisions 2J, 3K north, and 3K south will open at 0600 hours on ...
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