FFAW Still Waiting for a Response From Federal Officials on Snow Crab 3L Inshore Fleet
Despite continued protests in Newfoundland and Labrador, federal officials have yet to respond to members of the snow crab industry who are calling for quota increases.
Around 100 snow crab fishermen gathered at the Sheraton in downtown St. John’s on Monday where officials had begun setting crab prices for the season. Fishermen who catch in the 3L zone were upset about the management system and cut in quotas, which one fisherman explained was 30% of the original quota. The lower quota is...
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