Pacific Hake Redux: U.S.-Canada Whiting TAC of 597,500 mt for 2018 is the Same as in 2017
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - March 7, 2018
This year looks to be a repeat of 2017 for both U.S. and Canadian whiting industries as it appears the countries agreed the same bilateral total allowable catch of Pacific hake in 2018 as they did in 2017: 597,500 mt.
Word started filtering out from the U.S.-Canadian Joint Management Committee Tuesday that managers approved the 597,500 mt TAC. The 2018 TAC includes 15 percent carryover from each country's whiting TAC from 2017.
Both 2017 and 2018 TACs are 100,000 mt higher...
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