Canada Announces Creation of Atlantic Seal Task Team
The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson announced the creation of the Atlantic Seal Task Team.
After hearing concerns from fish harvesters regarding the relationship between seals and fish populations, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans felt it was time to take action to address concerns for fishermen across Canada.
“I have heard the concerns of industry and stakeholders on seal predation on commercial fish stocks in Eastern Canada,” Wilkinson said. “That’s why I have established a task team..."
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