FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Crab and Shrimp in NAFO Divisions 2J & 3K
DFO wishes to advise that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, that the following grids in Crab Fishing Area 2, in NAFO Division 2J south, and Crab Fishing Area 4, in NAFO Division 3K, will close to fishing Snow crab and Northern shrimp at midnight on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from this area. In 2J & 3K S39 In 3K AE39 AB45 The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on August 23, 2016, if the shrimp fishery is open at that time.
“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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resource Manager - Shellfish
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