Newfoundland/Labrador – Stakes are big in shrimp fishery

The little northern shrimp gets picked on a lot in what is called Northern Shrimp Fishing Area 6 off the province’s northeast coast. The bullies include the offshore factory-freezer trawlers and inshore boats from all over the province that steam to the large expanse of water off the northeast coast of the island and southern Labrador. The overall shrimp resource has been declining in recent years and there’s controversy over which sector — the offshore or the inshore — should take the biggest hit in quota in coming years. Read the rest here 16:28

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