Lobster Fishing Industry

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In 1867, the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) was created to regulate and control lobster fishing by issuing licenses, creating fishing seasons, documenting quota, regulating how many people could fish lobster, and how many fish could be brought ashore (Campbell, 2017). A hundred and fifty years later, DFO is still in the position to manage the Prince Edward Island lobster fishing industry. This is not the beginning of the story and this paper will discuss the people who fished off PEI before DFO was created; scientific information needed to know before fishers can catch lobster; the evolutionary technological changes in the lobster fishing industry. The purpose of this paper is to share more information about

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