Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 01, 2016 17:29 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 1, 2016) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec region, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution and 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: 2016Q-ST-040
Pointe aux Vaches (N-01.1.2)
From Snail rock to the rochers du Saguenay
Prohibition Order: 2016Q-ST-041
Baie des Chevaux (N-04.1.1.1)
From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Rivière Laval's fairway.
Prohibition Order: 2016Q-ST-042
Îlets Jérémie (N-04.5.2)
From a point located west of Baie des Îlets Jérémie to Pointe à Michel's nagivation light.
Prohibition Order: 2016Q-ST-043
Pointe-aux-Outardes (west) (N-06.1.1)
From the Centre d'interprétation du Parc Nature to the east at the Fisheries and Oceans Canada marker.
Prohibition Order: 2016Q-ST-048
Pointe Paradis (N-06.3)
From Pointe Paradis to Père-Babel gully.
Prohibition Order: 2016Q-ST-046
Rivière Sheldrake (N-17.1.2)
Rivière Sheldrake's estuary, upriver from the bridge on road 138.

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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