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Overview:A directed fishery for queen crab (snow crab) (Chionoecetes opilio) is conducted by Canada in NAFO Divisions 2J, 3K, 3L, 3N and 3O. A portion of this fishery takes place on the high seas, but Canada has not created special reporting requirements based on catches taken either inside or outside its EEZ.
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