Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

August 22, 2011 17:06 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower St. Lawrence

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence 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. 2011Q-T-052

Rimouski-Neigette:

Baie du Ha! Ha! (B-03.5)

From Pointe à Mercier to Cap à l'Orignal

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

  • Karina Laberge
    Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Mont-Joli (Quebec)
    418-775-0769