Applications Open for Lobster Settlement Trays Deployment

Pending project approval the FFAW is accepting application from Placentia Bay Fish harvesters for a one day deployment to place lobster settlement trays in four sites in Placentia Bay. Deployment will take place in August.

Vessel will be chartered to move settlement trays which measure 61 x 91.5 x 15 cm (24 x 36 x 6 in) and weigh approximately 250 lbs. 10 will be deployed by site at 5-10m depths.

Eligible harvesters are licensed lobster harvesters in one of the following areas:

–              Lawn

–              Placentia

–              Woody Island

–              Merasheen

Vessels must be over 25’ in length, equipped with a hauler/winch, and harvesters must have access to GPS for coordinates of deployments.  FFAW field technician will be on-board during the activity.

For an application please contact Dwan at the St. John’s office at (709) 576-7276 or at [email protected]  Applications are due by August 5, 2020 at 4:30pm.

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