SNOW CRAB SEASON EXTENSION FOR SELECT CRAB FISHING AREAS IN NAFO DIVISIONS 3LNO | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

SNOW CRAB SEASON EXTENSION FOR SELECT CRAB FISHING AREAS IN NAFO DIVISIONS 3LNO

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

nf.21.260B

 

2021-210

 

Jul. 27, 2021

 

SNOW CRAB SEASON EXTENSION FOR SELECT CRAB FISHING AREAS IN NAFO DIVISIONS 3LNO

 

DFO advises that the Snow crab fishery will now close at 2000 hours on Saturday, August 7, 2021 in select Crab Management Areas in NAFO Divisions 3LNO. This season extensions applies exclusively to the following Crab Management Areas:

 

NS

 

8BxN

 

8B

 

6A (Inner and Outer)

 

6B (Inner and Outer)

 

Harvesters are reminded that all fishing gear must be removed from the water by closing time.

 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2021-207 has been revoked and Variation Order 2021-210 comes into effect on July 28, 2021.

 

“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:

David Small

Area Chief, Resource Management

(709) 292-5167

[email protected]

 

Kelly Firmage-O’Brien

Resource Manager

(709) 772-5845

kelly.firmage-o’[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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