Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Reminder - Bluefin tuna fishery open by Permit Only

DFO advises that the Bluefin Tuna fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KLNOP is open by permit only for vessels with 2022 Bluefin tuna tag numbers:

2225, 2264, 2265 and tags in the series 2179 through 2182, series 2183 through 2191 and series 2378 through 2380.

Licence conditions can be obtained 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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-218 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-222 comes into effect at 1500 hours on October 7, 2022.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