Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 19, 2011 14:29 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Magdalen Islands

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands 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.2011Q-T-011

Magdalen Islands :

Grande-Entrée Aquaculture - Grande Entree Lagoon (A-09.5.1E)

Grande Entree Aquaculture's site inside Grande Entree Lagoon

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-Trinité1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon1-800-463-1736
MAGDALEN ISLANDS418-986-2095
LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

  • Michel Plamondon
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Québec (Québec)
    (418) 548-5419