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‘Unfair sharing’ of shrimp resources at centre of FFAW protest

The  announced in the fall it would be cutting the inshore shrimp quota by 26 per cent, while the offshore quota would be cut by three per cent. About 30 shrimpers protested against those cuts on Friday. They said the changes will result in the loss of thousands of jobs, resulting in a devastating impact on the coastal communities that rely on the resource. They blocked the offshore vessel Newfound Pioneer from offloading shrimp at Moorfrost. Video, Read the rest here 10:13