On Tuesday (November 26), Canada’s largest
lobster commercial fishing started in Nova Scotia.
Due to weather conditions,
this year’s big fishing has been postponed by one day.
今天总共有近 1770 艘渔船下海
Today, a total of nearly 1,770 fishing boats
在龙虾主要捕捞区（Lobster Fishing Area）
were launched into the sea to catch lobsters
的 33 区和 34 区捕捞龙虾
n areas 33 and 34 of the Lobster Fishing Area.
Of these ships,
一艘名为 Nellie Row 的渔船颇为引人注目
a fishing boat called Nellie Row is quite eye-catching.
The boat is painted bright red and white.
Unlike other fishing boats,
there is no man on board.
Gail Atkinson, the captain of the ship,
said that her grandmother
was also a fisherman
and she named the ship after her grandmother.
This is the first Nova Scotia Female crew
consisting of a lobster fishing boat.
She went on to say that
I received encouragement from people everywhere,
including a female crew member
in Louisiana, USA, and we felt great.
The importance of the lobster industry
to Nova Scotia’s economy cannot be underestimated.
According to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans,
在 2017-2018 捕捞季
the 2017-2018 fishing season,
fishermen in Nova Scotia fished
LFA 33/34 区捕捞了 31,863 吨龙虾
31,863 tons of lobster in the LFA 33/34 zone,
价值约为 5.02 亿加元
valued at approximately $ 502 million.