Harvesters Upset After Gulf of St. Lawrence 2019 Shrimp Quota Cut 15%
The Gulf of St. Lawrence shrimp quota for 2019 was cut 15% - a move that the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is condemning.
The DFO announced the 15% cut to shrimp available to Newfoundland and Labrador Harvesters on Tuesday. While the quota was set at 5,960 tons in 2018, the quota for this year dropped to 5,066 tons. Harvesters in the area had been pushing for a 10% increase "based on the fact their 2018 catch rates were...
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