FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

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2017-262
9/12/2017

 

3LMNO Greenland Halibut(Turbot)Fishery Permit #3

 

DFO advises that the fixed gear Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Permit #3 fishery in NAFO Division 3LMNO will be valid for vessels less than 65 feet from September 13, 2017 at 0600 hours to October 03, 2017 at 2000 hours.

Fish Harvesters are required to hail-out to an At-Sea Observer company 24 hours prior to leaving port. All gear must be removed from the waters of NAFO Divisions 3LMNO at the end of the trip.

DFO reminds fish harvesters that VMS is required for all vessels greater than 10.668 meters (35 feet) that are participating in the 2017 Greenland Halibut fishery in NAFO areas 3LMNO.

Harvesters who were successful in the draw have been notified by e-mail and licences conditions are available through DFO’s National On-line Licencing System.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-233 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-262 comes into effect on September 13, 2017.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:

Ellen Careen
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-5845
E-mail: ellen.careen@dfo-mpo.gc.ca