Nova Scotia Urges Fair Access for Lobster Exports
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell underlined the importance of fair access to export markets for Nova Scotia lobster to the standing committee on international trade today, Sept. 29, in Halifax.
"We're Canada's leading seafood exporter and every market is important to our lobster industry," said Colwell. "Losing the European market, which accounted for more than 66 million in live, Nova Scotia lobster exports last year, would hurt us."
Nova Scotia exported more than $1.6 ...
N.L. Bluefin Tuna Fishery Opening Delayed
DFO recently advised that, at the request of industry, the opening of the Bluefin tuna fishery for vessels fishing home waters in NAFO Division 3LNOP is delayed until 0600 hours on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Amended licence conditions are available on the National Online Licensing System (NOLS). Tuna tags and ICCAT forms are available at DFO detachment offices in Bay Roberts, Marystown and Placentia.
For fish harvesters who have already purchased tuna tags, licence conditions must be ...