Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Snow Crab Season Extension for NAFO Division 3K

DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery has been extended for NAFO Division 3K and will now close at 2000 hours on the dates listed below for the following Crab Fishing Areas:

Areas 3B, 3BC, 3C, 3D, and Area 4: Closing July 28, 2023

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2023-134 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-146 comes into effect on July 19, 2023.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 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:

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344

Robynn Earle
A/Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845