Saturday, February 24, 2018
Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) failed to adopt recommended limits to protect shortfin mako sharks from overfishing or strengthen the regional ban on shark finning. The only...
A coalition of lobster buyers in southwestern Nova Scotia are seeking to elevate the industry on multiple fronts at both the provincial and federal level. The coalition is “working on two fronts,” says coalition spokesperson Robert Thibault, a former federal...
The New England District of the US Army Corps of Engineers recently dredged sections of both the channel and anchorages of the York Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in York, Maine. Dredging operations commenced on Nov. 1. The...
The local fishing community in New Glasgow has expressed alarm over an old solution to Northern Pulp’s effluent problem that has resurfaced. Fishers and fishing group representatives met for more than an hour at Central Nova MP Sean Fraser’s riding...
St. Andrews Biological Station staff members were witness to some interesting catches during their research survey of the Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf this past summer. According to biologist Don Clark, “We found a large number of species in...
The acting Regional Director General for the Gulf Region has altered the usual closing times in Scallop Fishing Area 24. In an order dated Oct. 25, Jacqueline Richard announced the fishery would close from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. until...
After a one-day delay due to weather, the lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia got underway on Nov. 28, with close to 1,700 fishing vessels in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFAs) 33 and 34 heading out to sea to set...
Prince Edward Island remains committed to enhancing the province's wild oyster fishery, says Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac. The veteran minister was questioned on the issue in the legislature by Tignish-Palmer Road MLA Hal Perry, who chairs the Standing...
While there was no money allocated in the P.E.I. capital budget for the fishery, that didn't prevent the opposition from posing plenty of questions about the industry to Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac. Rustico-Emerald MLA Brad Trivers says the...
The federal government has announced an investment of $2.48 million to support the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance in its efforts to increase awareness and demand for Canadian farmed fish and seafood in the United States, Asia and Europe. “Canada’s seafood...
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