FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
June 26, 2017
Soft-Shell Closed Areas for Crab and Shrimp in NAFO Division 3K
DFO wishes to advise that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, the following grid in Crab Fishing Area 4 in NAFO Division 3K will close to fishing Snow Crab and Northern Shrimp at 2400 hours on Monday, June 26, 2017 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. All crab pots must be removed from this area.
Grid W-44 and Grid Z-43
The closure for Northern shrimp is in effect for 60 days, and will re-open on August 26, 2017.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2017-122 and 2017-123 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2017-129 and 2017-130 come into effect at 1800 hours on June 26, 2017.
“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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. (709) 772-2045
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