The Canadian Press

2015-03-23 | NL Cod Recovery

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Scientists tracking northern cod stocks off Newfoundland say there are signs of recovery but that any lifting of the 1992 commercial fishing ban is likely 10 years away. Biologist Jeffrey Hutchings of Dalhousie University says it would have helped if overfishing had stopped before cod became so depleted. (Researchers say northern cod stocks are increasing but are far below levels needed for extensive commercial fishing.)

Date: 2015-03-23
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << catfishing them even though the stocks were at very low levels and we know now through various types of research that the longer you wait to take meaningful action the longer and the more uncertain recovery will be >>


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