Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

April 17, 2009 16:58 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 17, 2009) - 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 area:

Prohibition Order No. QTN-476

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:



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CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND
ANTICOSTI ISLAND GASPE PENINSULA

From Ile-aux-Coudres to From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspe:
Baie-Trinite: 1-800- 463-8558 1-800- 463-0607

From Baie-Trinite to From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River:
Blanc-Sablon: 1-800- 463-1736 1-800- 463-4204

Magdalen Islands: 418-986-2095
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Contact Information

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