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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.

Warming Water Leading to Lobster Molt Variability?

The countdown is now on. Hundreds of fishermen in this region are now anxiously ticking off the days on the...

Industry Briefs – November 2019

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

Awards Handed Out at Splashes of Safety Gala

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

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.

Bluefin Tuna Tagged in 2012 Landed During Wedgeport Tournament

There was a reunion of sorts at the Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival this year when an Atlantic bluefin tuna that was tagged and...

Water Temperature Worries Heating Up

In its August editorial, the Atlantic Fisherman dealt with the perceived correlation between warming ocean water temperatures and more frequent and harsher storms.

Industry Briefs – October 2019

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

Wedgeport Tuna Tournament results

Claiming the Milton J. LeBlanc Memorial Tuna Cup at the 16th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival for the heaviest bluefin landed at 684...

Shark Scramble Provides Important Scientific Research Data

Another successful Yarmouth Shark Scramble is in the books. This year marked the 21st annual event for the popular recreational...
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