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Now Accepting Applications for Green Crab Mitigation in Placentia Bay

September 25, 2017

FFAW is now accepting applications for green crab harvesting in Placentia Bay. This work is a component of the Coastal Restoration Project ongoing with Marine Institute. The project will take place from October 2017 to March 2018.

Harvesters who reside in one of three areas are eligible to apply:

1)            North Harbour to Swift Current

2)            Baine Harbour to Petit Fort (including Boat Hr. and St. Josephs)

3)            Fox Harbour to Southeast Arm (including Placentia Sound and Northeast Arm)


Please contact Miranda McGrath at the St. John’s office for an application, 576-7276 or Only those harvesters who are successful in the draw will be contacted.


For more information on the Coastal Restoration Project please contact Kiley Best at Marine Institute, 690-3121.