U.S. Receives Transfer of Yellowtail From Canada’s Quota Allocations; FFAW Upset With Decision
The United States has received a transfer of 1,000 mt of NAFO Division 3LNO yellowtail flounder from Canada’s 2020-2024 quota allocation — a move that has upset members of FFAW-Unifor.
Yellowtail flounder stock is managed by the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), which the U.S. joined in 1995. Back in 2008 the U.S. signed a 10-year deal with Canada to allow American fishermen to harvest 1,000 mt of yellowtail each year. This month the U.S. entered into another agreement with Canada to...
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