Latest Snow Crab Quota Reports Show Gulf Landings Well Ahead of Newfoundland

The most current DFO quota reports, covering to near the end of May, show that Gulf snow crab landings in New Brunswick and Quebec are outpacing Newfoundland.

in the Gulf, out of a 39,000 ton quota, about 65% has been landed, and it looks likely the quota will be caught by the end of the season at the end of June.

Gulf Landing

In Newfoundland, for all NAFO divisions which include also the fishing areas outside of 200 miles, the total quota is 35,000 tons of which 38% has been taken as of May 31st.

By:  John Sackton

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