Tagging in Newfoundland showing cod, halibut activity

Atlantic halibut catches provided a landed value of $5.6 million to the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery in 2013, with over 40 per cent caught off the Island’s west coast. The stock estimates for that area, as with other parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, face regular dispute, with some fishermen saying there are more fish to catch. Harvesters argue current bottom-trawl surveys do not provide a true assessment at the end of the day. Read the rest here  21:22

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