Fisheries and Oceans Canada
MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR GREENLAND HALIBUT IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today announces the management plan for Greenland halibut in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Divisions 4RST.
A TAC of 2,400 t is established for 4RST Greenland halibut for a one-year period from May 15, 2022, to May 14, 2023. The TAC represents a 19 per cent increase from the previous year and is consistent with the Precautionary Approach framework that was recently approved for this stock in March 2022.