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July 14, 2023

AMENDMENT: 2023 Snow Crab Season Opening for 2HJ (North)

DFO advises that the Snow Crab fishery will open at 0600 hours on Saturday July 15, 2023 for NAFO divisions 2J North of 54 40. This fishery will close at 2400 hours on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

Fish Harvesters are also reminded that all designations to participate in this fishery are issued by the Nunatsiavut Government and Torngat Fisheries Cooperative Limited and must be in place prior to participating.

Licence fees and licence conditions are available through the National Online Licencing System (NOLS).

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-133 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-134 comes into effect on July 13, 2023.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

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:
Murray Perrett
Area Fisheries Manager
Tel: 709-899-2938