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FFAW President Meeting with Federal Fisheries Minister – proposed cuts to the shrimp quota

maine shrimpFFAW President Earle McCurdy will meet with federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea next week to discuss the northern shrimp fishery. McCurdy attended a special meeting of the Northern Shrimp Advisory Committee in Ottawa yesterday to discuss the implications of proposed cuts to the quota. McCurdy says although he understands that the resource is not at peak levels, and quotas need to be adjusted, he say they must be done with a fair hand. Read more, and listen here