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July 20, 2023

Snow Crab Season Extension for Select Crab Fishing Areas in NAFO Divisions 3LNO

DFO advises that the Snow crab fishery will now close at 2000 hours on Saturday, July 29, 2023 in select Crab Management Areas in NAFO Divisions 3LNO. This season extensions applies exclusively to the following Crab Management Area:

Small Supplementary:

8Bx south

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, gives notice that Variation Order 2023-147 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-156 comes into effect on July 21, 2023.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:
Robynn Earle
A/Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 772-5845

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien
A/ Senior Area Fisheries Manager
(709) 685-0344