FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS



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May 30, 2017

Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery Opening in NAFO Division 4RST


DFO advises that the Greenland Halibut (turbot) fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RST, in water depths 140 fathoms or greater, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet based in NAFO Divisions 2J4R3Pn, will open at 0600 hours on June 1, 2017.

By-catch limits are outlined in conditions.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-060 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-080 comes into effect on May 31, 2017.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:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca