Little Change in SFA 6 Shrimp Stocks
SFA 4 Sees “Unprecedented” 150 Per Cent Increase
For the second consecutive year, the Northern shrimp stock off Newfoundland and Labrador’s northeast coast appears to be holding its own, including the all-important shrimp fishing area (SFA) 6.
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing recently regarding the 2022 Northern shrimp stock assessment and reported that the SFA 6 spawning stock and fishable biomasses only experienced a slight ...
All-Party Committee Presents Socio-Economic Impacts Report to Federal Minister
Members of the all-party committee on northern shrimp quota allocations met recently with Gail Shea, federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to present a report, titled Socio-Economic Impacts of Shrimp Quota Reductions in Newfoundland and Labrador, recently completed for the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
The review confirms the committee’s position that the Federal Government’s “last in, first out” (LIFO) policy relating to Northern Shrimp allocation decisions is having ...