First Gulf of St. Lawrence Grid Closure Announced Less Than A Month After Start of Snow Crab Season
The snow crab season in the Gulf of St. Lawrence kicked off earlier this month and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans already announced the first grid closure related to North Atlantic right whales.
“Spotted: North Atlantic #RightWhales are officially back in Canadian waters,” the official DFO Twitter tweeted Monday. “Our 2021 fisheries measures are now in place to help protect these whales for the duration of their stay in Canada.”
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