88% of Snow Crab Quota Caught in NL; DFO Extends Select Crab Management Areas
Snow crab fishing in the Newfoundland and Labrador region is winding down as 88% of the quota has already been caught. But Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is extending the snow crab season for select crab fishing areas.
A recent notice confirms that select Crab Management Areas in NAFO Divisions 3Ps for both Inshore and Supplementary fleets will now close at 2000 hours on Thursday, July 7, 2022. The extension applies to the following Crab Management Areas: 10A (Inner and Outer), 10B, 11W and 11S...
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