Capelin, Herring, and Mackerel Fisheries Closing

1/2/2019

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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2018-412

Dec. 27, 2018

Capelin, Herring, and Mackerel Fisheries Closing

DFO advises harvesters that all capelin and mackerel fisheries in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region will close as of December 31, 2018.

Herring fisheries in NAFO Divisions 2+3 (Herring Fishing Areas 1 to 12) in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region will close as of December 31, 2018.

Herring fisheries in NAFO Division 4R (Herring Fishing Areas 13 to 14) in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region will close as of March 31, 2019.

The following Variation Orders come into force on December 28, 2018

Mackerel Mobile Gear 2018-407

Mackerel Fixed Gear 2018-408

Capelin Mobile Gear 2018-409

Capelin Fixed Gear 2018-410

Herring Mobile Gear 2018-411

Herring Fixed Gear 2018-412

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: [email protected]

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For information, contact:
Erin Dunne
Resource Manager – Pelagic Fisheries
Tel.(709) 772-3600
E-mail: [email protected]

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