FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
OPENING OF SNOW CRAB AREA 13 FISHERY SEASON 2019
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region announces the season opening for snow crab fishing in Area 13 for the 2019 Season:
From May 10, 2019 at 4:30 a.m. (EDT) to August 15, 2019 at 23:59 (EDT) for Newfoundland and Labrador fish harvesters.
Other management measures in the Conservation Harvesting Plan approved on April 29, 2019 remain unchanged.
Furthermore, it should be noted that during the period during which fishing is authorized, it is the captain's responsibility to read the notices issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada and Transport Canada related to marine safety, as well as safety standards and good practices, and take all the necessary steps to ensure safe fishing.
Additional on management measures and fishing areas can be found on our website at the following address: https://inter-l01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/applications/opti-opei/notices-species-avis-especes-eng.php?region_id=4&sub_type_id=5&type=1&species=705&area=1848
Fish harvesters from Western Newfoundland are advised that licence conditions are available on the National Online Licencing System.
Resource management Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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