FISH-NL Takes A Stand Against Snow Crab Management System
The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is speaking up about the “precautionary approach” management system in the commercial snow crab fishery.
“The message is loud and clear from all coasts – inshore harvesters don’t want it,” says Ryan Cleary, President of FISH-NL. “Fishermen say the management system that’s in place now works well enough and follow the normal cyclical nature of the stock.”
The fear from harvesters is that the precautionary approach will result in deeper cuts to...
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