2019 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery – Landings Update

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Oct. 1, 2019

2019 2J3KL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery – Landings Update

This is an update that as of Sunday September 29, the total landings in the 2019 2J3KL Stewardship Cod fishery are 8,256 tonnes (67% of the 12,350 t maximum authorized harvest).

As well, a reminder that those fishers in NAFO Divisions 3KL who selection the Fall-only fishery option were authorized to begin fishing on Sunday September 29th, at double the weekly base limit.

The 2J3KL fishery is scheduled to close in NAFO Division 2J on November 9th, and in NAFO Divisions 3KL on November 16th.

Further details about this fishery can be found in the 2019 Conservation Harvesting Plan: http://wwwdev.ncr.dfo-mpo.ca/fisheries-peches/commercial-commerciale/atl-arc/management-plan-gestion/CHP-cod-PPAC-morue-2019-eng.html

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