Over 87% Of Snow Crab Quota Caught in Gulf; 71% Caught in NL
The quota in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is nearly caught. According to preliminary data from the DFO, as of June 7, 87.66% of the quota has been landed.
The initial quota in the Gulf was set at 28,065.198 MT, and revised to 27,951.588 MT. A total of 24,503.006 MT has been caught, with 3,448.582 MT remaining. These updates come as the DFO continues to place grids in the Gulf into seasonal closures due to repeat detections of endangered North Atlantic right whales. A total of...
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