Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 03, 2013 16:38 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 3, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, 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 2013Q-T-057

Sept-Rivieres:
Anse Chouinard (N-11.1.3.2)
From the southern point of Anse Chouinard to the western point of Anse aux Français.

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