Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

September 28, 2007 11:19 ET

Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Prohibition Order No. QTN-435

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2007) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden (for preventive reason) due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-435

Anse au Sable

From a point west of Cap Nord-Est's bridge to Pointe a Keaten.

Pointe a Keaten

The foreshore and waters inside the Grand Etang, between Pointe a Keaten and 200 meters west of the Salt Mine wharf.

Sud du Grand Etang

The foreshore and waters inside the Grand Etang, between a point located 200 meters west of the Salt mine wharf and a point located to the south of Grand Etang.

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
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From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinite: 1-800-463-8558
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From Baie-Trinite to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736
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Magdalen Islands: 418-986-2095
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LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
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From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspe: 1-800-463-0607
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From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River: 1-800-463-4204
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Contact Information

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