Fixed and Mobile Gear Mackerel Fishery Closing in Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 to 14

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Nov. 10, 2020

Fixed and Mobile Gear Mackerel Fishery Closing in Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 to 14

DFO advises harvesters that the Mobile Gear and Fixed Gear mackerel fishery in all mackerel fishing areas of Newfoundland and Labrador Region, MFA 1 to 14, will close as of Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at noon, 1200 hours Newfoundland Standard Time, for conservation purposes as commercial landings are near or have reached the Total Allowable Catch of 8,000 tonnes.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2020-142 and 2020-143 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2020-250 and 2020-251 come into effect at 1100 hours on November 10, 2020.

“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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