Trial Commercial Diver-Caught Scallop Fishery Set to Go in Nova Scotia
Marking a first for Nova Scotia, a trial commercial diver-caught scallop fishery has been approved by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and is set to begin on July 16, 2016.
The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) has been working regularly with DFO and fishing industry partners in Nova Scotia over the past four years to help make this trial fishery a reality.
“We were seeing local restaurants selling diver-caught scallops, but they were sourcing them from Mexico. We realized that there was an ...