Where are the Right Whales?
Members of the aerial survey team at the Woods Hole Laboratory of NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) are finding fewer Right Whales these days.
"Something has definitely changed," said Tim Cole, a member of the aerial tea ...
Connaigre Fish Farms to Devlop Deep Water Mussel Farm Technology
Connaigre Fish Farms will develop and implement innovative deep water mussel socking and harvesting technology. This equipment will streamline the process of handling mussels in deep waters.
In order to farm mussels successfully on the south coast ...
S W Nova Lobster Season Open But Not Without Incidents
After one of the longest delays in years, the southwest Nova Scotia lobster season finally got underway on Saturday, November 30. Bad weather kept the boats tied up for nearly week.
And then, once the season finally got underway more bad luck hit tw ...
NB Lobster boats beached by storm
A strong storm with high winds and rough water wreaked havoc with fishing vessels on the west side of the Bay of Fundy on Thursday, November 28. Two boats were ripped from the wharf in Alma, New Brunswick, and beached during the storm. A story in th ...
FFAW calls for rejection of COSEWIC's reccommendation
Fish, Food and Allied Workers President Earle McCurdy is calling on the federal government to reject recommendations from the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) to list cod and other species of fish as endangered.
Critic calls for full report on OCI deal
Opposition Fisheries and Aquaculture Critic Jim Bennett says nearly a year after Government’s deal with Ocean Choice International (OCI), the fish plant in Fortune remains closed despite a commitment to create 110 full-time jobs upon execution of con ...
Lobster Season in SW Nova delayed
The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Newfoundland and Labrador has issued a reminder that the public that consultations to inform the Provincial Aquaculture Strategy begin Monday, November 25.
Interested parties can submit feedback to the ...