Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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2023 Homewaters Bluefin Tuna Fishery Closing

DFO advises that the Bluefin Tuna fishery in NAFO Divisions 3KLNOP for all vessels will close at 1800 hours on Monday, September 25, 2023.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Order 2023-117 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-258 comes into effect at 1600 hours on September 25, 2023.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:

Erin Dunne
Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries
Tel: 709-725-4582