Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2022 Homewaters Bluefin Tuna Fishery Re-opening by Permit Only

DFO advises that the Bluefin Tuna fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KLNOP will open by permit only at 0600 hours on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 for vessels with 2022 Bluefin tuna tag numbers: 2264, 2265, 2378 and tags in the series 2179 through 2182 and series 2183 through 2190. 

Licence conditions will be available through DFO's National On-line Licencing System for those harvesters who have been contacted. 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-217 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-218 comes into effect on October 5, 2022. 

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are 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:

Kelly Dooley
Resource Manager