DFO gives Grand Manan fishermen flexibility in whale encounters

Fishermen on Grand Manan have reached an agreement with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans that could head off a complete shutdown of the lobster fishing in some areas where North Atlantic right whales are sighted. The deal will see the Grand Manan Fishermen’s Association introduce a series of measures to reduce the amount of rope in the water. >click to read<10:03

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