Grand Banks Cod Stocks Grow 69% Since 2007

Grand Banks Cod Stocks Grow 69% Since 2007

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Atlantic Cod, photo by NOAAAtlantic cod stocks are recovering in the Grand Banks, southeast of Newfoundland, new fisheries figures show.

In the last three years cod stocks have grown 69 percent, in part due to a moratorium on cod fishing in the Grand Banks imposed in 1994.

The population is still far lower than levels from the 1960’s.

(READ more from Canada’s CBC)

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