Three More Seasonal Grid Closures Announced for Gulf of St. Lawrence
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced three additional seasonal grid closures for the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Grid closures are part of Canada’s management plans to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales. Scientists estimate that less than 350 of these whales remain. Temporary grid closures are in place for 15 days. In the Gulf of St. Lawrence, if a North Atlantic right whale is detected again during days 9 to 15 of the temporary closure, then the grid will become seasonally closed until November 15, 2023...
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