Fishermen, Processors Prepare for Pacific Whiting Season in Wake of No Canada/U.S. Agreement
For the second year in a row, the U.S. and Canada did not agree on a coastwide whiting total allowable catch, leading to some frustration and anxiety heading into the summer fishery that starts May 15 in the U.S. Each country subsequently established their own TACs for this year's fishery: 104,480 mt for Canada and 369,400 for the U.S.
According to the 2021 stock assessment, the median estimate of the 2021 relative spawning biomass is 59 percent and has declined ...
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