U.S. Fishermen Lose Quota in New Fishing Pact with Canada
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Postmedia Breaking News] - October 4, 2018
American fishermen are losing thousands of pounds of valuable fishing quota under a new catch share agreement with Canada.
Fishermen from the U.S. and Canada seek haddock, cod and flounder on Georges Bank, which is a critical fishing ground east of New England, The two countries craft a catch share agreement every year. Under the latest agreement, the U.S.'s eastern Georges Bank cod quota is falling by more than 25 per cent to about 415,000 pounds and ...
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