VOCM; “FFAW Calls for Government Action to Control Seal Populations”

VOCM; “FFAW Calls for Government Action to Control Seal Populations”

The FFAW has launched a petition calling on the federal government to take action to control seal populations that they say are threatening the viability of Newfoundland and Labrador’s inshore fisheries and coastal communities.

A sealer out of Fleur De Lys cut open the bellies of six seals last Friday revealing a heavy content of snow crab. However, DFO says cod—not seals—are the primary predator of crab…

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