Industry

Progress Being Made on New Licensing System

A Nova Scotia revised regulatory framework for the licensing of fish buying and processing is advancing forward. “We’re making good...

Opportunities Still Available Through Atlantic Fisheries Fund

With four years to go and lots of funding still available, the Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture has been busy raising awareness...

New Processing Facility to be Built in Digby

Construction is expected to start this spring on a new $14.25-million, 43,580-square-foot seafood production facility in the Digby Industrial Park. Nova...

New Technology on Display at Ropeless Consortium

Industry advances were on display at the Ropeless Consortium meeting at the University of Southern Maine in Portland last fall.

Mainly Status Quo for Georges Groundfish TAC in 2020

With the exception of a slight increase of 42 metric tonnes for yellowtail flounder, it’s status quo for groundfish quotas on Georges Bank (5Z)...

New Study Outlines Good News for Future SW Nova Lobster Habitat

Overall projected changes in offshore lobster habitat for the region, as a whole, appear to be positive. However, changes in...

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...
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