Still More Questions Than Answers
Are you one of those people that, probably out of pandemic-related boredom, has typed your name into the Google search engine just to see what pops up?
Have you ever found anything interesting? Any nomenclature doppelgangers out there with your name walking around doing interesting or absolutely bizarre things?
Now, what happens if you enter the words cod collapse into the world’s most used search engine?
The top entry that emerges is a Wikipedia post entitled “Collapse of the ...
Northern Cod Recovery Stalls
DFO Reports 29 Per Cent Single-Year Decline in 2J3KL Cod Spawning Stock Biomass
The return of a viable commercial cod fishery in the waters off eastern Newfoundland appears to have suffered a setback.
At a recent technical assessment, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) released its 2018 science assessment for 2J3KL cod, also known as Northern cod and announced a 29 per cent single-year decline in spawning stock biomass. A one-year projection shows a high probability of continued ...
FISH-NL Advises Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc to Cancel 2017 Sentinel Cod Program
The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) has written federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc recommending that he cancel the 2017 sentinel cod program.
The federal government first introduced sentinel or test fisheries for cod in the mid-1990s, the moratoria years, to keep a first-hand check of the health of stocks in the absence of commercial fisheries. It has never been adjusted to account for or to incorporate the impacts of ...
3Ps Cod Fishery Closing
DFO advises that the 3Ps directed cod fishery will close to all fleets at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
All fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time. This closure applies to all vessel classes.
Fish harvesters are asked to return their Inshore Fixed Gear Logbooks after the conclusion of fishing operations.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2016-273 has been revoked ...
It’s Not Just Pot Luck: Cod Pots a Proven Option for Future Groundfish Fishery, Foundation, Chair Says
It sounds like a relatively simple process — toss a baited cod pot over the side of your boat, steam back later and pull in live cod, land it, get it processed and off to market.
It works with crab and lobster, right?
But for cod, it’s not that simple. Cod simply were never caught that way — at least, not commercially.
A demonstration project on Fogo Island off Newfoundland's northeast coast, however, has proven over the past seven years or so that cod potting is an exciting ...
3Ps Cod Fishery Opening
DFO advises that the directed Cod fishery in NAFO sub-Division 3Ps d, e, f, g, h will open to mobile gear fleets at 12:01 hrs. on Friday, May 15, 2015.
Further, DFO advises that areas NAFO sub-Division 3Ps a, b and c, previously closed to protect spawning fish, will also open at 12:01 hrs on Friday May 15, 2015.
Fish harvesters are reminded that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licencing System (NOLS), including amended conditions for the inshore fixed gear fishers ...