Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Atlantic Halibut Opening in 4R for Quebec Region Fleet

DFO advises that the Atlantic halibut fishery in NAFO Division 4R, for vessels based in the Quebec Region, will open at 0430 hours EDT June 5, 2023 and close at 2359 hours EDT August 28, 2023. The specific vessel classes affected by these openings and closings are A949 to A990.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-090 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-091 comes into effect at on May 31, 2023.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: 709-649-3549