Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2023-2024 – 2J3KLPs Herring Fishery

DFO advises that the details of the 2023-2024 management measures for the 2J3KLPs Herring fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador are now available at:

Fisheries Management Decision - 2J3KLPs Herring Management Plan 2023-2024

Décision de gestion des pêches - Plan de gestion pour les stocks de hareng des divisions 2J3KLPs pour 2023-2024

Please be advised that the minimum legal size for herring caught and retained will be 21.31cm for all herring fleets in NAFO Divisions 2+3.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2017-110 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-011 comes into effect on April 1, 2023.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:

Erin Dunne
Senior Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries