FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
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]
For information, contact:
Resource Manager – Pelagic Fisheries
E-mail: [email protected]