Coldwater Lobster Association Receives Gulf of Maine Sustainable Industry Award The Coldwater Lobster Association has been recognized with a Gulf of Maine Sustainable Industry Award “for outstanding innovation and leadership in achieving sustainable business practices and...
Blackbelly Rosefish, Asian Carp Given Nod as Alternative Lobster Bait Sources in Maine, Approval Pending in Canada Maine lobster fishermen can now use blackbelly rosefish and Asian carp to bait their traps.
Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet The federal government recently announced that new measures that will ensure that key policies relating to owner-operator and fleet-separation policies are being enshrined in regulation under the revised...
The North Atlantic right whale population is hovering at the brink of failure, with around 400 surviving individuals.  In some years, there has been some population increase and in other years not. But the fact...
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans recently released a report related to its study of the migration of lobster and snow crab in Atlantic Canada and the impact of climate change on carapace size.
Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry will be celebrated and recognized at the second annual Splashes of Safety gala at the Westin Hotel in Halifax on Sept. 27. Organized by the Fisheries Safety Association...
The Lobster Council of Canada (LCC) has developed a three-pronged, three-year lobster marketing strategy it hopes is going to be a fit for the funding criteria of the Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF). “The market...
Province Announces Seafood Accelerator Program Nova Scotia seafood companies will be able to improve current products, create new ones and look at new export markets through a new Seafood Accelerator Program.
At-sea data collection in the southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery will be continuing next season, but gone will be the hail-out requirement that was part of the program delivery last season. “The decision to remove the...
It is officially a wrap for the 2018/19 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. The season closed in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFA) 33 and 34 on May 31. This is followed by the season end...
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