Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
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3NO Monkfish, Skate and White Hake Fishery Closing

DFO advises harvesters that the Monkfish, Skate and White Hake fishery in NAFO divisions 3NO for vessels using gillnets and longline will close at 1800 hours on December 16, 2022.

This closure applies to vessel classes A250, A251, A253, A254, A256, A257, A259, A260, A262, A263, A265, A266, A268, A269, A271 and A272.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2022-170 has been revoked and Variation Order 2022-239 comes into effect at 1800 hours on December 16, 2022.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:

Terri Healey
A/Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845