DFO Announces Temporary Cod Closure For NAFO Division 3KL
On Monday the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced that the Northern cod Stewardship fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KL will be closing at 2000 hours on Wednesday, August 17. According to the news release, the closure applies to vessel classes A283 and A295.
The DFO says that the closure is consistent with the provisions of the 2022 Conservation Harvesting Plan. Based on the plan, a closure is necessary when landing approach the maximum authorized harvest allocated for the period. In the case of...
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