Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Atlantic Halibut Fishery Opening for the Quebec Region Fleet

DFO advises that the Atlantic Halibut fishery in NAFO Division 4R, for the Quebec Region Fleet (vessel classes A901 - A948) will open at 0500 hours EDT on April 16, 2023 and close at 2359 hours EDT on May 14, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-022 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-027 comes into effect on April 12, 2023.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:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310