Aquaculture for all

Industry Invited to Help Establish Lobster Conservation Areas

Crustaceans Sustainability Politics +3 more

NORWAY - Interested coastal municipalities are being invited to take part in the process of establishing new conservation areas for lobster.

Lucy Towers thumbnail

"The average number of lobsters caught per day in a pot in the sea tells us about the development of the lobster fishery and the stocks," said Director of Fisheries Liv Holmefjord.

Behind the regulations currently in force is a goal of achieving an average catch of 10 lobsters per 100 days. This goal has not been reached. Catch per day a pot in the sea has indeed increased somewhat in recent years and extensive use of new and more efficient trapping traps must be assumed to explain much of this increase.

For more on this story please click here.

Create an account now to keep reading

It'll only take a second and we'll take you right back to what you were reading. The best part? It's free.

Already have an account? Sign in here