Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

August 24, 2016 09:59 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2016) - 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 orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order No. 2016Q-T-069

MRC Sept-Rivières

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).

Prohibition Order No. 2016Q-T-070

MRC Sept-Rivières

Anse Chouinard (N-11.1.3.2)

From the southern point of Anse Chouinard to the western point of Anse aux Français.

Prohibition Order No. 2016Q-T-071

MRC Sept-Rivières

Baie des Homards (N-11.1.4)

From the western point of Anse aux Français to Pointe à Luc.

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

  • Regional Communications Branch
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    media.qc@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
    418-648-5474 (FAX)