Salmon Conservation Foundation Adds Three More Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Total
The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) today announced support for an additional three projects in its 2015 round of awards.
The projects, with funding totaling some $37,000, are all located in Newfoundland and Labrador and bring that province’s grants total for the year to $262,280.
The Salmon Foundation supports conservation efforts for wild Atlantic salmon in Eastern Canada – New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebe...
Atlantic Halibut Fisheries Management Plan Announced For Gulf Of St. Lawrence
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today announced the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for Atlantic halibut in the Gulf of St. Lawrence (Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Divisions 4RST).
A TAC of 1,036.8 tonnes for 4RST will be established as of May 15, 2015. The sharing formula stabilized in 2013 will be used to distribute the first 864 tonnes of quota and the remaining 172.8 tonnes will be shared equally between the eight regional inshore fixed gear fleets currently involved ...