FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
July 5 2016
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Crab and Shrimp in NAFO Division 2J and 3K
DFO wishes to advise that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, that the following grid in Crab Fishing Area 2 in NAFO Division 2J south and 3K will close to fishing Snow Crab and Northern Shrimp at midnight on Thursday, July 07, 2016 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from these areas.
1.Grid R 40 (2J)
2.Grid S 40 (2J, 3K)
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on September 5, 2016, if the shrimp fishery is open at that time.
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Central Area Chief
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