Capelin Fixed Gear Fishery Opening in a Portion of Area 14
DFO advises that the capelin fixed gear fishery using traps and bar seine (including tuck seine), for vessels less than 65 feet, in a portion of Capelin Fishing Areas 14 will open at 0600hrs on Thursday, June 25, 2015.
The specific capelin quota zone that is opening is that portion from a line drawn due west of Point Riche, north to a line drawn due west of Big Brook.
All fish harvesters are reminded that dockside monitoring requirements are in place for this fishery. Licence conditions ...
Softshell Closures in NAFO Division 3K for Crab and Shrimp
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, that the following grids AG-45, AH-45 and AI-45 in Crab Fishing Area 4 in NAFO Division 3K will close to fishing snow crab and shrimp at midnight on Thursday, June 25, 2015 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab.
All crab pots must be removed from this area.
The closure for northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on August 25, 2015.
The grids are defined by the following co-ordinates:
Marine Institute and National Research Council to Host International MATE ROV Competition
Students from all over the world — and their underwater robots — are set to converge on St. John’s, N.L., from June 25-27 to compete in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s International Student Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition.
Hosted by the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI) and the National Research Council’s (NRC) Ocean, Coastal, and River Engineering (OCRE) facility, the contest requires teams of students to design, build and ...