Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

April 20, 2010 14:13 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Cote-Nord

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Côte-Nord 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 areas:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-494

Pointe-aux-Outardes (est)

From the Fisheries and Oceans marker to La Grosse Pointe.

Pointe-aux-Outardes (ouest)

From the Centre d'interprétation du Parc Nature to the east at the Fisheries and Oceans marker.

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

CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI ISLAND
  From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité 1-800- 463-8558
  From Baie-Trinité 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 Gaspé 1-800- 463-0607
  From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River 1-800- 463-4204

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Michel Plamondon
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419