Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 09, 2007 16:23 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the 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 areas:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-423

Banc Marie-Marthe (Ile Laval)

From a point at east of Riviere Laval's fairway to a point on shore, north of Ile Brulette's west side, including Ile Laval (Banc Marie-Marthe).

Baie Didier

From a point on shore, north of Ile Brulette's west side, to the southern point of Baie Didier, including Baie Didier and Ile Brulette.

Baie des Plongeurs

Baie des Plongeurs, from the southern point of Baie Didier to Pointe Orient.

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-Trinite: 1-800-463-8558

From Baie-Trinite to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736

Magdalen Islands: 418-986-2095

LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA

From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspe: 1-800-463-0607

From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River: 1-800-463-4204

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Michel Plamondon
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419