North Shore lobster fishermen to ask for season extension

North Shore lobster fishermen will make an official request to Fisheries and Oceans Canada to extend their season by the end of the week, says the P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association. But there are no guarantees either extension will be granted. DFO says it will make a decision on a case-by-case basis, but that June 30 marks the end of P.E.I.’s lobster season because it’s generally around the time lobsters start moulting, or shedding their shells. Read the rest here 10:59

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