Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

October 27, 2009 13:40 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of North Shore Area fishers fined by Judge Louise Gallant in September 2009 for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed on the fishers is $1,500. The offenders are:



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Offender and home Offence Fine
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Marc Desbiens
Patrice Desbiens Exceeding the
Dave Tremblay recreational softshell
(Forestville) clam harvest limit. $300 each
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Eric Duchenes Harvesting softshell
(Tadoussac) clam in a closed area. $600
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The Department has a mandate to protect and conserve fishery resources and is ever vigilant in its efforts to prevent poaching of marine resources.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec, Quebec
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7893