FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Shrimp in NAFO Division 2J
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, the following grids in NAFO Division 2J will close to fishing Northern Shrimp at midnight on Friday, August 2, 2019 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab:
Grids R 38 and R 40
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on October 1, 2019, if the shrimp fishery is open at that time.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2019-116 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-191 comes into effect on August 2, 2019.
"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: email@example.com
Tel. (709) 772-4968
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