Snow Crab Grid Closure Updates For the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Additional grid closures impacting the snow crab fishery were announced by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) on Friday and Saturday.
As SeafoodNews reported earlier this month, the first temporary grid closures were made by the DFO on May 4. But as North Atlantic right whales move along the waters, more closure announcements are being made.
On Friday, May 12, the DFO closed the following three grids in the Gulf of St. Lawrence- Annex 1: GZ40, GZ41, GZ42. All gear had to be removed by...
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