Funding Okayed for Redfish Fishery Development off West Coast of Newfoundland
The Atlantic Fisheries Fund and the FFAW announced today funding for a project to jump start the redfish fishery off the Western coast of Newfoundland, in area 4R3Pn. The funding will support experimental fishing that will lay the groundwork for a sustainable redfish fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador. This harvester-initiated project is being led by FFAW-Unifor in close collaboration with the 4R3Pn fleets in the Gulf of St. Lawrence where the redfish stock is found.
Along with other species of groundfish such as northern cod and halibut...
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