Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Snow Crab Season Extension for Select Crab Fishing Areas in NAFO Divisions 3LNO

DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery for all CMAs in NAFO Division 3LNO with the exception of 8Bx South will be extended and will now close at 2000 hours on August 31, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2023-192 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-206 comes into effect on August 11, 2023.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:

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

David Small
Senior Area Fisheries Manager 
Tel. (709) 292-5167