Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 31, 2013 18:33 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Lower St. Lawrence

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence 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 2013Q-S-047
Cote-de-Gaspe:
Jersey Cove (B-16.5)
From Ruisseau des Whitty to 150 meters south Pointe Carse.
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

  • Sylvi Racine
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    418-775-0744