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Groundfish Fisheries closed for the 2020 Season

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

nf.20.303B

2020-260

Dec. 16, 2020

Groundfish Fisheries closed for the 2020 Season

DFO reminds fishers that the following Groundfish fisheries are closed for the Newfoundland and Labrador-based fleets:

NAFO Area 2 + Divisions 3KLMNO and 4R Greenland halibut (turbot) fisheries

NAFO Divisions 3NO, 4R, and 3Pn inshore fixed gear Atlantic halibut commercial fisheries

NAFO 3NO White hake Fishery for vessel classes A250, A251, A253, A254, A256, A257, A259, A260, A262, A263, A265, A266, A268, A269, A271 and A272

Cod fishery in NAFO Subdivision 4R3Pn and the Stewardship cod fishery in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL

Cod Quality Project in NAFO Divisions 2J3KL, 3Ps, and 4R3Pn

Lumpfish fishery in all NAFO areas in Newfoundland and Labrador Region.

NAFO Divisions 3KL Winter flounder (Blackback) fishery

NAFO Divisions 3NO Skate and Monkfish fisheries for vessel classes: A250, A251, A253, A254, A256, A257, A259, A260, A262, A263, A265, A266, A268, A269, A271 and A272

NAFO Division 4R Witch flounder fishery

Unit 1 Redfish index fishery for the inshore mobile gear fleet

3Pn portion of the Unit 2 Redfish fishery for mobile-gear fleets

NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps Skate mobile gear fishery

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2019-304, 2020-067, 2020-072, 2020-073, 2020-091, 2020-213, 2020-246, 2020-255 and 2020-258 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2020-259, 2020-260, 2020-261, 2020-262, 2020-263, 2020-264, 2020-265, 2020-266 and 2020-267 come into effect on December 17, 2020.

‘Notices to Fish Harvesters’ for all commercial fisheries are available online on the DFO NL region webpage: 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:
Ellen Careen
Resource Management
Tel. (709) 772-0695
E-mail: [email protected]

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