Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Snow Crab Season Extension for Crab Fishing Area 12

DFO advises that the Snow crab fishery has been extended in all areas of Crab Fishing Area 12. The fishery will now close at 2000 hours on Friday, June 30, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-088 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-100 comes into effect on June 9, 2023.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