FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISHERS

 

nf.19.028

March 12, 2019

 

Seal Fishery Closing


DFO advises that both the Commercial fishery and Personal Use fishery for Harp seals and Hooded seals will close in all areas to all Seal harvesters and all fleets based in Newfoundland and Labrador at 2000 hours on Friday, March 15, 2019.

This is the annual closure to allow time for Seal whelping and nursing.Seal Fishery Closing.

Re-opening dates for the 2019 season for these Seal fisheries, in both the Gulf and on the Front, will be announced at a later date.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2018-028 has been revoked and Variation Order 2019-009 comes into effect on March 13, 2019.

"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 : janet.warren@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Contact: 
Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-2045
E-mail: jackie.kean@dfo-mpo.gc.ca