Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 11, 2013 16:42 ET

Closed Area for Harvesting of Blue Mussel Lower North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Lower North Shore population that, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, harvesting of blue mussel is now forbidden in the following shellfish area. It should be noted that harvesting of Atlantic Razor Clam and Arctic Wedge Clam remains closed in this area:

Prohibition Order 2013Q-T-070

Lower North-Shore:

Anse Deep Cove (N-32)

From the southern point of Anse aux Moustiques to the north-eastern point of Anse Hudson.

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 LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité 1-800-463-8558 From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé 1-800- 463-0607
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon 1-800-463-1736 From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River 1-800- 463-4204
MAGDALEN ISLANDS 418-986-2095

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Contact Information

  • Sylvi Racine
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    418-775-0744