DFO: Overall 9% Snow Crab Quota Decrease, but One Area Gets 48% Boost

April 8, 2019 CBC News

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans released its decision on Wednesday, which outlined an overall nine per cent decrease for the catch.

MSC Certificate Remains Suspended for Gulf Of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Fishery

The MSC certificate for the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GOSL) snow crab trap fishery in Canada remains suspended today following an audit by certifier SAI Global (SAIG). The annual surveillance audit included a full review of the fishery’s performance against the MSC Fisheries Standard as well as progress of the corrective action plan implemented following the suspension of the certificate on March 20, 2018.