Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Additional Landing Ports for the greater than 65’ Herring Purse Seine Fleet in NAFO Division 4R

DFO advises harvesters in the greater than 65’ herring purse seine fleet that the following additional landing ports have been approved:

1.    Port aux Choix 
2.    Flowers Cove 
3.    Cooks Harbour
4.    Benoit’s Cove
5.    Port Harmon

New licence conditions are required and will be available through NOLS. 

Fish harvesters are now required to contact the Area Chief, Conservation and Protection, Fisheries and Oceans Canada via email 12 hours prior to any fishing activities taking place. Additional information is outlined in licence conditions.

"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:

Nicole Rowsell
Senior Resource Manager - Pelagic Fisheries
Tel: 709-853-4078