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Contract Awarded for Bulk Oil Removal From Manolis L

The Department of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced today that a contract, ...

Seal Fishery Opening April 9

DFO advises Newfoundland and Labrador Seal harvesters that the seal fishery will re-open in Sealing ...

Saving the World’s Rarest Marine Mammal

WWF-Mexico recently conducted fishing gear tests at the Marine Institute’s flume tank facility. ...

Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA)

Annual General Meeting and Tradeshow | February 23-24 | Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Marine Institute Groundfish Processing Technology Demonstrations a Big Success

As the Atlantic Canadian seafood industry begins its transition back to groundfish, processing ...

Dr. Robert Gregory: Casting a Net

Dr. Robert Gregory is a research scientist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and also an adjunct ...

The End of a Dream

Above photo: Captain Ed Noonan at home in Bay de Verde Mackenzie’s Dream, a multi-species ...

Legal Action and Controversy Follow Awarding of Arctic Surf Clam License

When Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced his intention last fall to introduce a fourth ...

The Big Picture — Opportunities Exist, Perseverance Pays Off

A global perspective and proof that perseverance pays off were brought to the stage at the Nova ...

New N.S. Live Lobster Certification Program Expected in Late Spring/Early Summer

The Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture has plans to roll out a new live lobster ...

N.S. Fishing Industry Gathers for Annual Conference

Photo above: More than 400 fishing industry harvesters, processors and representatives gathered in ...

Positive News for N.L. Snow Crab Stocks

After reporting years of diminishing snow crab stocks, scientists at the Department of Fisheries ...

Northern Shrimp Biomass in SFA 6 Continues at Critical Level

It looks as though the Northern shrimp fishery off Newfoundland’s northeast coast will soon be ...

Creating Value from Fish

Except for lobster, catches of other important commercial fish species have been decreasing in ...

Surf Clam Decision a Massive Failure on the Part of Fisheries Minister

The recent decision to award 25 per cent of the Arctic surf clam quota in Canada to a bidder ...
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