FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.17.171

2017/6/16

3Ps <65' Mobile Gear Atlantic Halibut Retention


DFO advises that mobile gear vessels less than 65 feet are now permitted to retain bycatch of Atlantic Halibut in open mobile groundfish fisheries.

Please note new bycatch retention limits are outlined in General Groundfish Conditions.

This measure applies to vessel class C150, C151, C175, C176 and C360-C600.

"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