News Summary February 28, 2017
Today's Main Story: DFO Stock Survey Says Newfoundland's Snow Crab Biomass Plummeted 40% Between 2015 and 2016
Leading the headlines today is a focus on how Monday saw some bad news for the snow crab industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. According to a Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) snow crab stock assessment, released Monday, what was once the world's largest snow crab fishery, is now seeing substantial decline.
In other news, the world’s largest value-added salmon processing plant is now Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certified. Morpol Spółka Akcyjna has attained BAP certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February. It is Poland’s first ever aquaculture facility to do so. Located in Ustka on the Baltic Sea coast.
Significantly behind schedule and deep into the mathematical weeds, the Board of Fisheries
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