Some Positive News on N.L. Crab Stocks
After reporting years of shrinking snow crab stocks, scientists at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are painting a not so bleak picture for the upcoming 2018 fishery off Newfoundland.
DFO snow crab lead Dr. Darrell Mullowney said today the fishable biomass off Newfoundland (NAFO areas 2HJ3KLNOP4R) is still at a low level, but has shown some small signs of improvement and should be on par with 2016 stock numbers, bucking a trend that demonstrated declines each year.
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