REMINDER: SEA CUCUMBER EMERGING FISHERY IN CRAB FISHING AREA 3A - CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

REMINDER: SEA CUCUMBER EMERGING FISHERY IN CRAB FISHING AREA 3A – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Feb. 23, 2021

REMINDER: SEA CUCUMBER EMERGING FISHERY IN CRAB FISHING AREA 3A – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador Region), is seeking Expressions of Interest for the potential issuance of new temporary Emerging Sea Cucumber licences in the inshore crab fishing area (CFA) 3A, in NAFO Division 3K.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

1) Enterprises must have a homeport based in CFA 3A.

2) Independent Core fish harvesters must have vessel eligibility of less than 40 feet.

3) Fish harvesters who currently hold a commercial or exploratory Sea cucumber licence/permit will not be eligible.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your request for an Expression of Interest form to Chelsie Tricco, Senior Resource Manager for Emerging Fisheries, by calling (709) 727-8564 or emailing: [email protected]

Your completed form must be received by March 15, 2021 in order to be included in the permit draw process.

If selected applicants cannot gear-up within one month from the date of the Letter of Offer, they may not be eligible to participate in the 2021 emerging fishery. Harvesters requesting exceptions will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Please note: Only successful applicants will be notified.

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For information, contact:
Chelsie Tricco
Regional FAM Officer
Tel: (709) 727-8564
Email: [email protected]

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