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Notice to Fish Harvesters - Reminder: 2024 Expression of Interest Greenland Halibut (Turbot) for NAFO Divisions 2+3K and 3LMNO - nf.24.106

May 3, 2024




May. 3, 2024

Reminder: 2024 Expression of Interest Greenland Halibut (Turbot) for NAFO Divisions 2+3K and 3LMNO

DFO reminds harvesters who want to participate in the 2024 <65' fixed gear fishery for Greenland Halibut (turbot) in 2+3K or 3LMNO, that they must submit their expression of interest to Fisheries and Oceans by 1700 hours, Sunday, May 5, 2024. For 2024, NAFO division 2+3K will be managed using permits. The permit amount will be dependent on the number of Expressions of Interest received. The tentative opening for this fishery will be June 15, 2024, and the permit will remain valid for 5 weeks. A subsequent draw may be conducted for area 2+3K in order to harvest any quota that was not taken during the initial permit period. All expressions of interests will be automatically included in the draw unless otherwise indicated in the expression of interest. Please write "decline draw" in your e-mail if you do not wish to have your name included. For 2024, NAFO division 3LMNO will be managed by trip limits. The trip limits for 3LMNO will be 65,000 lbs (round weight). The tentative opening for this fishery will be May 20, 2024 and will remain open until the quota has been taken. Fish harvesters are required to email their Expression of Interest to Resource Management at In your e-mail please include the following: Name: FIN: Address: Phone #: E-mail address: VRN#: Area selected: 2+3K or 3LMNO or Both areas For 2+3K: Do you wish to be included in the draw? Yes or No A valid e-mail address must be included in the application as all future correspondence will be conducted by email. Late applications will not be accepted. A confirmation of receipt e-mail has been sent to all fish harvesters that have submitted an expression of interest. "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: -30- For information, contact: David Small Senior Area Fisheries Manager (709) 292-5167 Mark Simms Senior Area Fisheries Manager (709) 896-6157