FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.17.124
6/1/2017

10A Inner Soft-Shell Crab Closure of Grid M60



DFO advises that in accordance with the Soft-Shell Crab Protocol, Grid M60 in Crab Fishing Area 10A Inner Placentia Bay (3Ps Inshore) will close to fishing for Snow crab at 2400 hours on Friday, June 2, 2017 due to a high incidence of soft-shell Crab. This grid will be closed to Snow crab fishing for the remainder of the year.

Harvesters should note that all gear in this grid shall be removed on your next fishing trip.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-081 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-084 comes into effect on June 2, 2017.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