Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

October 17, 2014 16:24 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Lower 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 2014Q-T-100

Lower North-Shore :
Tête-à-la-Baleine (N-26)

The shores and waters approximatively less than 1 km of the road and the jetties joining the shore to the wharf at the south of île du Grand Rigolet Ouest.

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 418-986-3882

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Contact Information

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