Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

April 04, 2012 13:56 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 4, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada wants to inform the Lower North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, 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.: 2012Q-S-011

Lower North-Shore:

Baie des Cinq Lieues (N-30.3)

Baie des Cinq Lieues north of a straight line joining the southwest tip of the entrance of the bay to the pointe des Cinq Lieues at the southeast tip of the entrance of the bay.

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: 418-986-3882
LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPÉ PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River: 1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

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