FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISHERS

 

nf.17.287B

2017/8/29

3Ps - Placentia Bay Commercial Scallop Fishery Re-opening

DFO advises that the portion of Scallop Fishing Area 10 (Placentia Bay), inside a line drawn from Point Verde (47º 14.33”N, 54º 00.94”W) on the east side of the bay, to Red Harbour Head (47º 16.59”N, 54º 58.58”W) on the west side, will re-open to commercial scallop fishing September 1, 2017. This is in line with the management measures for this fishery.

Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-041 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-241 comes into effect on August 30, 2017.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:
Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel: 709-279-7626
jodi.riggs-power@dfo-mpo.gc.ca