New concerns arise for Newfoundland snow crab fishery

The results of a recently released study of Newfoundland’s snow crab fishery by Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans have prompted the department to move to a “precautionary approach” toward the fishery.  The six-year study revealed that even as the total number of snow crab declined in recent years, exploitation rates have gone up in some areas …

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