What’s the Problem with Pelagics?
What is going on with the once plentiful and lucrative pelagics fisheries in Atlantic Canada?
Fishermen is this region of the Northwest Atlantic have been harvesting herring, mackerel, capelin and squid, for both food and all-important bait, for centuries. In fact, the multi-billion-dollar lobster and snow crab fisheries would never have developed into the monster industries they are today without the use of lowly pelagics as bait.
Even today, as many companies are foraging and research...