FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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June 29, 2018

3NO Fixed Gear Atlantic Halibut Fishery Closing

DFO advises that the directed Atlantic halibut longline fishery in NAFO Divisions 3NO for fishing vessels less than 90 feet is closing as of 20:00 hours on July 1, 2018.

This applies to vessel classes A251, A254, A257, A260, A263, A266, A269, and A272.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2018-125 has been revoked and Variation Order 2018-129 comes into effect on June 30, 2018.

"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:

Kelly Firmage-O'Brien

Resource Manager

Tel. (709) 772-5845

E-mail: kelly.firmage-o'brien@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

David Small

Area Chief, Resource Management

(709)292-5167

E-Mail: david.small@dfo-mpo.gc.ca