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DFO should rethink eulachon plan for 2013 say First Nation leaders

Chilliwack Progress – Sto:lo Tribal Council president Clarence Pennier said they are asking that DFO rethink the eulachon plan for 2013. DFO limited 30 First Nations on the Lower Fraser River, with a  combined population of 10,000 people, to a catch of only 400 pounds of  eulachon last year, he said. “We didn’t fail to notice that DFO allowed the commercial shrimp  trawl fleet to take up to eight tonnes of eulachon as by-catch.” continued