FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA


NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


nf.17.365

2017-304

2017/12/22


Marine Conservation Closure (Hatton Basin)


Effective January 1, 2018, the following area will be closed for all Vessel Classes using fishing gear, which is designed to come into contact with the sea floor which includes, but is not limited to, mobile gear, longlines, and gillnets within that portion of NAFO Subarea 0 and Division 2G, defined by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed (NAD 83):

Point   North Latitude          West Longitude

1        62° 16' 49.889" N     61° 56' 38.189" W

2        62° 19' 6.864" N       61° 4' 22.613" W

3        61° 29' 59.968" N     60° 41' 55.322" W

4        61° 29' 59.958" N     60° 22' 7.697" W

5        62° 50' 31.551" N     59° 37' 8.173" W

6        62° 45' 58.172" N     58° 51' 2.265" W

7        60° 22' 28.239" N     60° 0' 24.466" W

8        60° 26' 33.046" N     61° 1' 12.657" W

9        59° 28' 37.649" N     60° 19' 2.964" W

10      59° 19' 14.959" N     60° 12' 22.810" W

11      59° 15' 45.551" N     60° 20' 53.394" W

12      60° 23' 43.340" N     61° 15' 3.887" W

13      60° 28' 6.041" N       61° 24' 18.500" W

14      60° 36' 37.275" N     61° 19' 33.925" W

15      60° 44' 1.306" N       61° 20' 14.316" W

16      60° 44' 0.405" N       61° 51' 41.923" W

17      60° 37' 0.621" N       61° 53' 53.589" W

18      60° 36' 22.569" N     63° 27' 37.918" W

19      60° 57' 4.468" N       63° 35' 0.208" W

20      61° 10' 15.244" N     63° 56' 14.977" W

21      61° 51' 1.127" N       63° 54' 12.910" W

22      62° 16' 49.889" N     61° 56' 38.189" W

More information on the implementation of this conservation measure can be found at:

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/oceans/oeabcm-amcepz/refuges/hattonbasin-bassinhatton-eng.html

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/oceans/oeabcm-amcepz/refuges/hattonbasin-bassinhatton-fra.html

Contact:
Jason Simms
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-2045
E-mail: jason.simms@dfo-mpo.gc.ca