FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.17.182

6/23/2017

3Ps Fixed Gear Atlantic Halibut Retention No Longer Permitted


Fish harvesters are advised that retention of 3Ps Atlantic halibut by-catch in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps will no longer be permitted for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet as of 20:00 hours NL Daylight Time on Saturday, June 24, 2017. It is expected that the Atlantic Halibut by-catch allocation will have been taken by that date.

By-catch limits are outlined in harvesters 2017 Groundfish General Licence conditions.

"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