FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
June 5, 2017
Soft-Shell Closed Area for Crab and Shrimp Fishing in NAFO Division 3K
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, the following grids in Crab Fishing Area 4 in NAFO Division 3K will close to fishing snow crab and Northern shrimp at 2400 hours on Monday, June 5, 2017 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from this area.
Grid AB-45 and Grid AD-40
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days until August 5, 2017.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2017-082 and 2017-086 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2017-087 and 2017-088 come into effect at 1800 hours on June 5, 2017.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
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