Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2022 Expression of Interest Greenland Halibut (Turbot) for NAFO Divisions 2+3K and 3LMNO

DFO advises harvesters who want to participate in the 2022 <65' fixed gear fishery for Greenland Halibut (turbot) in 2+3K or 3LMNO, that they must submit their expression of interest to Fisheries and Oceans by 5 P.M., Sunday, May 29, 2022.

For 2022, NAFO division 2+3K will be managed using permits. The permit amount will be 45,000 lbs round weight. The tentative opening for this fishery will be June 15, 2022, and the permit will remain valid for 6 weeks. 

A subsequent draw may be conducted for area 2+3K in order to harvest any quota that was not taken during the initial permit period. All expressions of interests will be automatically included in the draw unless otherwise indicated in the expression of interest. Please write "decline draw" in your e-mail if you do not wish to have your name included.

For 2022, NAFO division 3LMNO will be managed by trip limits. The trip limits for 3LMNO will be 50,000 lbs (round weight). The tentative opening for this fishery will be June 1, 2022, and will remain open until the quota has been taken.

Fish harvesters are required to email their Expression of Interest to Resource Management at

In your e-mail please include the following:




Phone #

E-mail address


Area selected: 2+3K or 3LMNO or Both areas

For 2+3K: Do you wish to be included in the draw? Yes or No

A valid e-mail address must be included in the application as all future correspondence will be conducted by email. Late applications will not be accepted.

For information, contact:

David Small
Area Chief, Resource Management
Area Office - Eastern & Central
(709) 292-5167

Mark Simms
Area Chief, Resource Management
Area Office - Labrador
(709) 896-6157