FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
May 17, 2019
CORRECTION to nf.19.113: Removal of Snow Crab Exclusion Zones in Areas 6C and 8A
DFO advises that fishing activities will be authorized in the former 6C (Eastern Avalon) and 8A (Southern Avalon) Snow crab Exclusion Zones as of May 14, 2019. This change is in accordance with fleet recommendations.
This prohibition has been removed from licence conditions. Harvesters in 6C and 8A are reminded they may set gear ONLY in their respective Crab Fishing Area, as defined in their fishing licence.
New licence conditions are available from the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).
Resource Manager - Shellfish
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