Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Changes to the 2+3K <65 Fixed Gear Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans advises harvesters of the following management measures for the 2+3K <65 FG Greenland Halibut Fisheries:

 the fishery will be administered through trip limits.

 Trip limits for 2+3K will increase to 65,000 lbs. Round Weight.

 The number of nets permitted to be used will increase by 40 per depth zone.

 New conditions will be available through the National Online Licensing System.

The issuance and acceptance of these licence conditions is not a guarantee that sufficient quota will be available to harvest the amount on the licence condition. The Department will continue to closely monitor this fishery and closures may occur on short notice.

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:

Terri Healey
A/Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-5845

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 292-5167