FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Crab and Shrimp in NAFO Division 3K
DFO wishes to advise that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, that the following grids in Crab Fishing Area 4 in NAFO Division 3K will close to fishing Snow Crab and Northern Shrimp at midnight on Sunday, June 12, 2016 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from these areas.
1. Grid W-50
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on August 6, 2016, if the shrimp fishery is open at that time.
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Central Area Chief
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