Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 19, 2012 14:49 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 19, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada wants to inform the Mid 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 2012Q-T-055

Sept-Rivieres: Pointe-aux-Anglais (N-11.1.1)

From Pointe aux Anglais to approximately 1 km north of the last house in Pointe-aux-Anglais (limit sign installed by Fisheries and Oceans).

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-Trinité: 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736
MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-3882
LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPÉ PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River: 1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

  • Viviane Haeberle
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region
    Mont-Joli (Quebec)
    418-775-0303