Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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

DFO advises that the commercial Scallop fishery in Area 9 (Inner St. Mary's Bay) in NAFO Division 3L will close at 2000 hours Wednesday, April 26, 2023 for all harvesters, including harvesters in Vessel Class C4701.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-007 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-034 comes into effect on April 19, 2023.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