Spot prawn fleet agrees to voluntarily avoid nine prehistoric reefs in the Strait of Georgia

B.C.’s commercial spot prawn fishermen have, for the first time, agreed to voluntarily avoid nine prehistoric glass-sponge reefs in the Strait of Georgia during this year’s spot prawn fishery. The scientific community was stunned when glass-sponge reefs, described by the Vancouver Aquarium as the “longest living animals in the world.” were first discovered in Hecate Strait in 1987. Read more here 09:45