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Type: Newspaper Article

Title: DFO cancels NCN Spawn-on-Kelp fishery

Date: January 26 2006

Author(s): David Wiwchar , Ha-Shilth-Sa

Newspaper Name: Ha-Shilth-Sa

Description: Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has shut down all commercial harvesting of herring, herring roe, and spawn-on-kelp because of projected low returns of West Coast Vancouver Island herring. In order for a commercial herring fishery to occur, DFO claims there needs to be at least 20,723 tons of herring projected to return to the west coast. DFO estimates 20,283 tons will be returning this year, 440 tins short of their cutoff amount....

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Geographic-general: West Coast Vancouver Island

Format: Digital

Language: English