NOAA Fisheries: Introducing the New Pacific Cod Trawl Cooperative Program

August 29, 2023 NOAA Fisheries

Amendment 122 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Management Area allocates Pacific cod harvest quota share to qualifying groundfish License Limitation Program (LLP) license holders and qualifying processors. It requires participants to form cooperatives to harvest the quota.

In Cod (And Crab!) We Trust – Oregon’s Seafood Processing Industry

In 2021, Oregon had 34 employers and 1,084 employees turning slimy fish and armored crustaceans into succulent seafood ready for cooking and eating. This was fewer employees than in recent years, though the number of employers has been pretty steady.

1-Year Commercial Cod Moratorium Ordered For Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence

July 8, 2022 CBC News

Two days after the 30th anniversary of the 1992 cod moratorium that decimated the Newfoundland and Labrador economy, Ottawa has closed commercial cod fishing in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Haul of Atlantic Cod, Once Abundant, Reaches New Low

One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.

Canada and France Reach Agreement With Total Allowable Catch Rollover of 3PS Cod Fishery

The cod fishery has tremendous economic, cultural and historical importance to the people and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador.