FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
July 12 2016
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Crab and Shrimp in NAFO Division 2J
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 will close to fishing Snow Crab and Northern Shrimp at midnight on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from these areas.
- Grid F-29
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on September 11, 2016, if the shrimp fishery is open at that time.
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