FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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May 10, 2017

3Ps - <55 Purse Seine Herring Fishery Closing in Placentia Bay



DFO advises that the Purse Seine Mobile Gear Herring fishery in Herring Fishing Area 10 (Placentia Bay) in NAFO Division 3Ps will close at 0600 hours on May 11, 2017.

Fishers are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water prior to the closure.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-045 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-049 comes into effect on May 11, 2017.

"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: janet.warren@dfo-mpo.gc.ca


Contact:

Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626
jodi.riggs-power@dfo-mpo.gc.ca