FFAW Brings Prominent Crab Scientist into Critical Meetings Around Snow Crab Reference Points
The Precautionary Approach working group on snow crab began meeting in St. John's this week. The consultations are the result of a bombshell revision in snow crab biomass and fishing pressure made by DFO that will likely result in large cutbacks in the 2019 Newfoundland snow crab harvest.
The DFO was criticized by the industry for not including harvesters in the discussions leading up to the initial revisions. The working group is designed to advise on methodology for establishing...
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