GIDC Recommends Substantial Increase in Northern Cod Catches
Above: David Greening Photo
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently reported that the iconic Northern cod stock off eastern Newfoundland appears to be in better shape than initially thought.
As a result, the Newfoundland and Labrador Groundfish Industry Development Council (GIDC) recently recommended a substantial catch increase as part of its 2019 proposal to DFO regarding management of the 2J3KL cod stewardship fishery. The Groundfish Advisory Meeting was held on April ...