FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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2017-154

2017/7/18


Snow crab Season Extension for all Crab Fishing Areas in NAFO Division 3L

DFO advises that the Snow crab fishery for all Crab Fishing Areas in NAFO Division 3L will now close at 2000 hours on Monday, August 7th, 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.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-152 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-154 comes into effect on July 19, 2017.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: paul.shea@dfo-mpo.gc.ca



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