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Month: May 2021

DFO Releases Northern Cod Harvest Plan – Confirms First 115,000 MT Allocated to Inshore and Indigenous Harvesters

May 28, 2021 – The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) released the harvest plan for the 2021 Northern cod (2J3KL) stewardship fishery today, confirming a Total Allowable Catch (TAC)
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DFO Announces 2021 Capelin Fishery to Remain Open With 25% Decrease

May 28, 2021 – The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released the management plan for the 2021 2J3KLPs Capelin Fishery today, announcing a Total Allowable Catch (TAC) of
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SEA CUCUMBER NEGOTIATION UPDATE

May 28, 2021 – The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel heard arguments today on the price of sea cucumber. FFAW-Unifor submitted a price of $0.80 cents per pound, (a return to
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FFAW Accepting Applications _ Conduct A Pelagic (Midwater) Trawl Survey for Unit 1 Redfish

Pending Final Project Approval and Successful Awarding of Contract, FFAW is now accepting applications to conduct a Pelagic (Midwater) Trawl Survey for Unit 1 Redfish. This survey will occur somewhere
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2021 Sentinel Applications – UPDATED!

Applications for the 2021 Sentinel are now available for download and submission. Applications can be accessed for download by clicking on the link in each Sentinel description. The deadline for Triangle
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LOBSTER PRICE UPDATE

May 26, 2021 – Min shore price for this week based on the Urner Barry calculation is $6.91/lb.
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Request to the Minister of Fisheries Regarding Northern Shrimp

FFAW-Unifor is requesting a meeting as soon as possible to discuss the northern shrimp decision in SFA 6. This is also the most depended upon fishing area to supply shrimp
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CRAB PRICE UPDATE

May 24, 2021 – Pursuant to the currency provision in the crab schedule, the price of crab for this week will be $7.46 per pound. The new currency level is just
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DFO Ignores Stakeholders, Institutes Massive Reduction in Mackerel Quota for 2021

May 21, 2021 – Today, the Atlantic Mackerel Advisory Committee (AMAC) released the 2021 management plan for the mackerel fishery, announcing a reduction in total allowable catch (TAC) from 8,000
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NORTHERN SHRIMP UPDATE: Statement on 2021 TAC

May 20, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor is frustrated and disappointed with DFO’s 2021 decision on the total allowable catch for Northern shrimp in shrimp fishing area 6 (SFA 6) – the only
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