From salmon to cod to crab, it appears to be a downhill progression for
"In Newfoundland, crab is king, with a landed value of $277 million last year. For fishermen like Tony Doyle, who used to rely on cod and salmon to make a living, it is the last hope. "They took the salmon licence away and then the cod closed," he says. There seem to be more unknowns than hard facts when it comes to crab, but one thing fishermen, scientists and conservationists agree on is that the resource is in decline.
Crab happy in Newfoundland?
Posted by Randy Olson at September 10, 2004 02:20 AM