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Canada | Federal government poised to allow lobster fishing to continue within proposed MPA

Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans appears ready to allow lobster fishing inside the proposed Eastern Shore Islands marine protected area.


A draft ecological risk assessment prepared by the department says the local lobster fishery poses little risk of harming juvenile Atlantic cod, eel grass and kelp beds.


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/lobster-fishery-likely-to-continue-inside-federal-eastern-shore-islands-protected-area-1.4975543

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