Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

September 13, 2011 16:34 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada 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 No. 2011Q-T-055

Upper North-Shore :

Pointe à Boisvert (N-03.2.1)

From a point near of the sawmill to Pointe à Boisvert's navigation light.

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
418-986-2095

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Contact Information

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