November 14, 2020
2020 PEIFA LOBSTER FISHING AREA 24 QUESTIONNAIRE
THESE ARE THE RESULTS OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE AND ALL MANAGEMENT MEASURES PUT FORWARD WILL BE SUBJECT TO DFO APPROVAL.
· Ballots counted on November 13th, 2020 by 7 scrutineers at the Farm Centre, Charlottetown.
· 399 returned questionnaires out of a total of 601 LFA 24 commercial lobster license holders. This equates to an 66.4% return rate. Of the 399 returns, there was 1 spoiled ballot.
1. Do you support future minimum lobster carapace size increases in LFA 24?
159 NO (39.8%)
1 SPOILED BALLOT (0.3%)
*Note: As stated in the questionnaire, if there is support for future increased minimum carapace size in LFA 24, the Advisory Committee will draft management plan options for your consideration in another more detailed questionnaire.
The PEIFA LFA 24 Lobster Advisory Committee would like to thank all those who submitted their feedback and appreciate their input in this process.