Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 20, 2010 13:54 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Cote-Nord

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden 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 area:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-495

Banc Marie-Marthe (Île Laval)

From a point at east of Rivière Laval's fairway to a point on shore, north of Ile Brûlette's west side, excluding any area within 200 m around Ile Laval (Banc Marie-Marthe).

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      

Contact Information

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