FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Soft-Shell Crab Closure in CFA 3B, NAFO Division 3K
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell Crab protocol, quadrant AE-25B in Crab Fishing Area 3B in NAFO Division 3K inshore will close to fishing for Snow crab at midnight on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 due to a high incidence of soft-shell Crab. This quadrant will be closed to Snow crab fishing for the remainder of the year.
Harvesters should note that all gear in this quadrant shall be removed on your next fishing trip.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2017-142 has been revoked and Variation Order 2017-146 comes into effect at 1800 hours on July 12, 2017.
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