Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery Closing in NAFO Divisions 2+3K for < 65 ft Fixed Gear Fleet

DFO advises that the fixed gear Greenland Halibut (Turbot) Fishery in NAFO Divisions 2+3K will close for all vessels less than 65 ft on August 25, 2023 at 1800 hours.

DFO reminds harvesters that all gear must be removed from the water by closing time.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-223 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-234 comes into effect on August 24, 2023.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:

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

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