Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 09, 2009 15:17 ET

Closed Area For Shellfish Harvesting Lower St. Lawrence and Gaspesie

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 9, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence and Gaspesie population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-481

Baie du Ha! Ha!

From Pointe a Mercier to Cap a l'Orignal

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:



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CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI ISLAND
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinite: 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinite to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736
Magdalen Islands: 418-986-2095

LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspe: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River: 1-800-463-4204
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Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Michel Plamondon
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419
    www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca