Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region



Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 12, 2013 15:43 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Magdalen Islands

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 12, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, 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.2013Q-T-097

Magdalen Islands :

Plage de La Martinique (A-17.1)

From the old La Martinique Pass to buttes des Demoiselles.

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

  • Nathalie Letendre
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    418-648-5474