New call for halting Gulf of St Lawrence shrimp fishery

St Lawrence northern shrimp

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With shrimp stocks in the estuary and Gulf of St Lawrence in eastern Canada are on the brink of complete collapse, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is calling for a moratorium to protect what few shrimp are left. It explained the St Lawrence ecosystem is experiencing major changes caused by climate change. 

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