FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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6/30/2017

Soft-Shell Crab Closure in CFA 3C, NAFO Division 3K


DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell Crab protocol, quadrant AI-29 in Crab Fishing Area 3C in NAFO Division 3K inshore will close to fishing for Snow crab at midnight on Friday, June 30, 2017 due to a high incidence of soft-shell Crab.

This quadrant will be closed to Snow crab fishing for the remainder of the year. Harvesters should note that all gear in this quadrant 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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-133 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-138 comes into effect at 1800 hours on June 30, 2017.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:

Patricia Williams
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-6151
E-mail: patricia.williams@dfo-mpo.gc.ca