Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Snow Crab Season Closures for 4R CFA 12D

DFO advises fish harvesters that the Snow crab fishery in Crab Fishing Areas 12D will close at 2000 hours on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

All gear must be removed from the water by closing time.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-024 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-026 comes into effect on April 12, 2022.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact:

For information, contact:

Jodi Riggs-Power
Resource Management
Tel:  709-279-7626