The NLGIDC Wants to Know What Happened to the Lumpfish Resource?
What happened to Newfoundland and Labrador lumpfish?
“For years we had a viable fishery for lump roe in this province, then during the past 10 years we have been lucky to produce 500 barrels annually,” says Paul Grant, the executive vice-president of Beothic Fish Processors Ltd., based in Valleyfield, N.L.
For many years the fishery for lump roe provided an economic contribution to inshore harvesters and processors alike in Newfoundland and Labrador. The fishery began in the early ...
2015 Lumpfish Openings in NAFO Sub-Divisions 3Ps and 3K
DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on Monday, June 8, 2015 in the following Lumpfish fishing areas:
NAFO sub-Division 3Ps
Lawn Head to Dantzic Point
Dantzic Point to Grand Bank Cape
Grand Bank Cape to Point Rosie
DFO also advised harvesters that the lumpfish fishery will open in the portion of NAFO Division 3K from Granite Point to Little Harbour Deep Head at 06:00 hours on Monday June 08 ,2015.
Harvesters are reminded that ...
Lumpfish and Turbot Fishery Openings
DFO wishes to advise harvesters that the Lumpfish fishery will open at 0600 hours on June 3, 2015 in the followings Lumpfish fishing areas:
NAFO Division 3K
Cape Bauld to Granite Point
NAFO Division 3L
Bonavista Bay (North)
As well, DFO advises that the Greenland Halibut (turbot) fixed gear fishery in NAFO Division 4RST, in water depths 140 fathoms or greater, for vessels less than 65 feet based in NAFO Divisions 2J4R3Pn, will open at 0600 hours on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.