Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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REMINDER - Snow Crab Season Closure For NAFO Division 3LNO

DFO reminds harvesters that the 3LNO Snow Crab fishery will close on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 2000 hours.

All gear must be removed from the water by closing time. The Department prioritizes safety at sea and if a harvester is unable to retrieve their gear by the close time due to safety, they are advised to contact their local C&P detachment.

"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