B.C. Commercial fishermen support cuts in Chinook catches

The commercial fishing industry in BC is supporting a move to shut down the Chinook salmon fishery in parts of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Gulf Islands as well as partial closures in the mouth of the Fraser River. The federal government is hoping the measures will increase the amount of salmon for the endangered southern resident killer whale population. Dane Chauvel is a commercial fisherman who co-founded the sustainable seafood supply company Organic Ocean and sits on the Commercial Salmon Advisory Board. >click to read<14:17

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