Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 20, 2016 15:28 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec region, 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(s) No. 2016Q-T-064

RCM of Lower North Shore:

Chevery Est (N-25.2)

From coordinates 50.462837° N 59.633602° W on the shore to the point east of Rivière Nétagamiou's mouth.

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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