Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Area 9 (Inner St. Mary's Bay) Scallop Fishery Opening

DFO advises that the commercial Scallop fishery in Area 9 (Inner St. Mary's Bay) in NAFO Division 3L will open at 0600 hours Saturday, January 28, 2023 for harvesters in the following Vessel Class: C4701.

Harvesters are reminded that information returns (logbooks) are a requirement for this fishery.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-250 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-007 comes into effect on January 28, 2023.

"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/ Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344