FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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16/05/2016

10A (inner) Soft-Shell Crab Closure

DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, grids H58 in Crab Fishing Area 10A inner (Placentia Bay, 3Ps inshore) will close to fishing snow crab at midnight on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All Crab Pots must be removed from this area.

“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: amy.kavanagh-penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Contact:

Annette Rumbolt
Resource Manager - Shellfish
Tel:(709) 772-4911
E-mail: annette.rumbolt@dfo-mpo.gc.ca