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BC Spot Prawns are a great catch.
The PPFA is highly committed to the spot prawn resource to ensure that it is sustainable for the future.
The PPFA is proactive in undertaking and collaborating on scientific research of benefit to conservation of prawn stocks and a sustainable fishery. The PPFA has projects underway that address Ghost Gear, Rockfish by-catch, and evaluation of the current management structure of the fishery.
The BC Spot Prawn industry contributes $650,000.00 annually to research and monitoring. These costs include surveys, at sea spawner index testing, and at sea catch monitoring.
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