Industry

Optimistic Outlook for Upcoming Southwest Nova Lobster Fishery

The countdown is on to the opening of the southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery on November 25, weather permitting of course.

Industry Briefs – November 2019

Students’ Perceptions of Marine Careers Provide Insight into Workforce Challenges Despite the recent growth and attention on the marine industry...

Herring Quota Reduced Yet Again

Further reductions in quota and fishing efforts and increased conservation and management measures have been implemented for the Atlantic herring 4VWX purse seine fleet.

Industry Briefs – October 2019

Coldwater Lobster Association Receives Gulf of Maine Sustainable Industry Award The Coldwater Lobster Association has been recognized with a Gulf...

New Bait Options on the Menu?

Blackbelly Rosefish, Asian Carp Given Nod as Alternative Lobster Bait Sources in Maine, Approval Pending in Canada Maine...

Industry Briefs – September 2019

Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet The federal government recently announced that new measures that will ensure that...

The Fisheries Problem from Hell: Right Whales and Gear Entanglement

The North Atlantic right whale population is hovering at the brink of failure, with around 400 surviving individuals.  In...

Government Committee Releases Report on Climate Change Impacts to Lobster and Snow Crab

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans recently released a report related to its study of the migration of lobster and...

Capt. Casey McManus Headliner for Splashes of Safety Gala

Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry will be celebrated and recognized at the second annual Splashes of Safety gala at the Westin...

LCC Submits Funding Proposal for Three-Year Marketing Strategy

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...
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