FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2017-141

2017/7/7


Snow Crab Season Extension for Crab Fishing Areas in NAFO Division 3K


DFO advises that the Snow crab fishery for Crab Fishing Areas 3A, 3B, 3BC and for fish harvesters who are in the Full- time and Supplementary fleets in Crab Fishing Area 4 and who have homeports in Crab Fishing Areas 3A or 3B, will now close at 2000 hours on Saturday, July 22, 2017. All fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time.

DFO will continue to closely monitor soft-shell Crab occurrences and will implement the soft-shell Crab protocol to close fishing grids as required.

"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: paul.shea@dfo-mpo.gc.ca




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