Fishery may be in transition, but don’t bank on cod as a saviour

I love this idea that gets floated by political decision makers, that the fishing industry in this province is in transition. Well, of course it is. But from what to what? Shrimp and crab are clearly in serious decline in most commercial fishing areas.,, The cod fishery on the United States’ side of Georges Bank in the Gulf of Maine was shut down this past November when American scientists suggested stocks had plummeted to about three per cent of their historic level (although fishermen there argue the scientists are wrong — sound familiar?) Read the rest here 07:09

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