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North Atlantic Right Whale – Notice of seasonal grid closure(s) in NAFO Division 4T

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

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Jun. 11, 2021

 

North Atlantic Right Whale – Notice of seasonal grid closure(s) in NAFO Division 4T

 

The Newfoundland and Labrador Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is providing notice of grid status updates related to North Atlantic Right Whale (NARW).  The information presented herein is consistent with the 2021 NARW management measures previously announced by DFO.

 

Following a repeat detection within days nine to fifteen of a 15 day dynamic closure period, the following grid(s) in NAFO division 4T are in a seasonal closure status until November 15, 2021:

 

Full grid(s) GW36, GW37, GX36, GX37

 

The Notice to Fish Harvesters containing the corresponding map and coordinates can be viewed here:

 

https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fisheries-peches/commercial-commerciale/atl-arc/narw-bnan/index-eng.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For information, contact:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent

Resource Manager

Tel. (709) 772-6319

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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