Over 23 Seasonal Grid Closures In Place With 73% of Gulf Snow Crab Landed
A little more than a month remains until the end of the snow crab season in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. According to preliminary data released by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), 73.04% of the quota in the Gulf has been landed. But with North Atlantic right whales in the area, the DFO has started closing grids from the season.
The DFO posted the latest closure on Tuesday, announcing 10 full grid seasonal closures and seasonal closures for a portion of two grids...
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