Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

September 01, 2016 08:51 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 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-074
MRC Sept-Rivières
Baie des Forges (N-15.1.1)
The waters of the portion of Rivière Moisie's estuary lying to the east of a line extending due north from Pointe de l'Est to the shore.
Prohibition Order No. 2016Q-T-075
MRC Sept-Rivières
Rivière Pigou (N-16.1.1)
From a point west of Rivière Pigou to a point west of Rivière du Sault Plat.

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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