Canada’s Northern Shrimp Harvesters Participating in Pilot Project to Reduce ‘Ghost Fishing’
Northern shrimp harvesters are doing their part to reduce ghost gear. The Canadian Association of Prawn Producers announced this week that their members will be participating in a pilot project that will help clean up the ocean of lost or abandoned fishing gear.
“Canada has made international commitments to reduce ghost fishing gear and harvesters want to help meet those commitments. We commend DFO for recognizing the opportunity in our proposal and approving this pilot project,” stated Mark Quinlan, President of Newfound Resources...
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