Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Atlantic Halibut Opening in 4R for Quebec Region Fleet

DFO advises that the Atlantic halibut fishery in NAFO Division 4R, for vessels based in the Quebec Region, Option 1 will open at 0500 hours EDT June 19, 2022 and close at 2359 hours EDT July 24, 2022. Option 2 will open 0500 hours EDT August 7, 2022 and close at 2359 hours EDT September 11, 2022. The specific vessel class affected by these openings and closings are A1800 to A1999.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-074 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-079 comes into effect on June 16, 2022.

"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:

Laurie Hawkins
Resource Management
Tel: 709-637-4310