Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 11, 2011 10:41 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Upper 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(s) No.: 2011Q-T-010

Upper North-Shore :

Baie des Chevaux (N-04.1.1.1) : From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Rivière Laval's fairway.

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-Trinité1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon1-800-463-1736
MAGDALEN ISLANDS418-986-2095
LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

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