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Various Shellfish Fisheries Closing





Dec. 22, 2020

Various Shellfish Fisheries Closing

DFO advises that the Scallop, Squid and Whelk fisheries in Fishing Areas 1 to 14, NAFO Divisions 2GHJ, 3KL, 3Ps, and 4R, as well as the 3Ps Sea Cucumber and 3Ps Shrimp fishery will close on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 2359 hours.

DFO also reminds harvesters that the Snow crab fishery and lobster fishery are closed for all fishing areas.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2020-098, 2020-113, 2020-131, 2020-184 and 2020-244 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2020-268, 2020-269, 2020-270, 2020-271 and 2020-272 come into effect at 2359 hours on December 31, 2020.

‘Notices to Fish Harvesters’ for all commercial fisheries are available online on the DFO NL region webpage:

If you would like to have all “Notices to Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: [email protected]


For information, contact:
Martin Henri
Senior Resource Manager
Resource Management and Indigenous Fisheries [email protected]
Tel: (709) 772-4911

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