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Sea Cucumber

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Variety

Sea Cucumber, Orange-footed sea

Cucumaria frondosa

Method

Wild

Dredges (Vessel Towed)

Location

Canada: Quebec - Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.636 / 5

Market Names

Northern Sea Cucumber, Sea Pumpkin

Summary

Note: This is an emerging fishery in exploratory stages.


Bycatch and habitat: Impacts are likely high, but fishery managers recognize these concerns and intend to switch to gears that have less impact once the fishery is commercialized.


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