Eastern and Western assessment zones: Northern Shrimp management units Davis Strait East, Davis Strait West, Nunavut East, Nunavik East, Nunavut West and Nunavik West – 2021/22
Species and area
The Eastern Assessment Zone comprises the Northern Shrimp Fishing Management Units (MU) Davis Strait East and Davis Strait West, Nunavik East and Nunavut East. The Western Assessment Zone comprises the MUs Nunavik West and Nunavut West.
Dates of season (subject to change)
These MUs are open year round, from April 1 to March 31.
Total allowable catch (TAC)
The TAC for P. montagui in the EAZ will increase by 15% to 965.5t. The TAC for P. borealis in the EAZ will increase by 15% to 12,251.75t. Allocations are as follows:
|Fleet/ Interest||Species||MU||Quota (t)|
|Offshore exploratory||Borealis||DS E||1,150|
|Nunavut exploratory||Borealis||DS E||1,845|
|Nunavut E||Borealis||NU/NK E||758|
|Nunavik E||Borealis||NK/NU E||190|
|Nunavut DS||Borealis||DS W||2,753.375|
|Nunavik DS||Borealis||DS W||305.375|
|Offshore bycatch||Montagui||DS W / E||471.5|
|Nunavut East||Montagui||NU/NK E||346|
|Nunavik East||Montagui||NK/NU E||148|
The TAC for P. montagui in the WAZ will decrease by 21% to 9,470t. The TAC for P. borealis will increase by 61% to 5,090t.
|Fleet/ Interest||Species||Area||Quota (t)|
No new management measures for 2021/22.
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