FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISHERS

nf.16.034

2016-017

April 7, 2016

2016 Harp and Hooded Seal Fishery Opening in Areas 4 to 8 for Gulf-based Sealers

DFO wishes to advise Commercial Seal harvesters based in the Gulf, in Sealing Areas 9 to 11, that they will have access to the Front, in Sealing Areas 4 to 8, at 0600 hours on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Seal harvesters are advised to check with their buyers to confirm a market for their Seals before going Sealing.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2016-010 has been revoked and Variation Order 2016-017 comes into effect on April 8, 2016.

 “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

 If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: amy.kavanagh-penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Contact:

Patricia Williams

Resource Management

Tel: (709) 772-0695

E-Mail: patricia.williams@dfo-mpo.gc.ca