Cod Fishing In Newfoundland

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Newfoundland was known for its Cod fish industry and the prohibition that followed since the early 90s. The dropping numbers of the Cod fish was escalating and it took a governmental standard ban to stop the excessive fishing, even though it was disastrous to the economy. The restriction on Cod fishing was considered a wise thing to do. With or without the ban on Cod fishing, there would’ve been a stop to the overfishing. Whether if it was by legislative power or just dead near extinction of Cod in North Atlantic. Approximately 14.8 to 15 pounds of Cod is consumed by a single person every year in Newfoundland alone. That’s roughly about 7 million pounds of fish expended upon
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