FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS


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05/07/2016

Atlantic Halibut Fishery Closing in NAFO Sub-Division 3Pn

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut fishery in NAFO sub-Division 3Pn, for vessels less than 65 feet using hook and line gear, will close at 1800hrs on July 7, 2016 The reason for the closure is that the available harvesting cap for this fishery is about to be reached. Fish harvesters are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time.


Contact:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310
Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca