Integrated Fisheries Management Plan

Lobster in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

APPENDIX A

 
Information on Lobster Fishing Licences Issued (2012)
Licences LFA 23
New Brunswick
LFA 24
Prince Edward Island
LFA 25
New Brunswick
LFA 25
Nova Scotia
LFA 25
Prince Edward Island
LFA 26A
Nova Scotia
LFA 26A
Prince Edward Island
LFA 26B
Nova Scotia
Total all LFA's
COMMERCIAL - CLASS A 578 602 382 16 223 310 373 218 2,702
COMMUNAL COMMERCIAL 63 33 83 1 3 22 4 6 215
CLASS B 33 2 5 1 0 4 1 3 49
Grand Total 674 637 470 18 226 336 378 227 2,966

Notes:

- Class A licences can fish the maximum number of traps permitted in the LFA.

- Class B licences can fish 30% of the maximum number of traps permitted in the LFA and are non-re-issuable.

- Partnerships can be formed annually between two licence holders using one vessel with both licence holders on board using 150% of the maximum number of traps permitted in the LFA.