Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

April 18, 2012 17:08 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 18, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, 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. 2012Q-S-019

Manicouagan :

Réserve Pessamit South (Bersimis) (N-05.1.3.1)

From the Fisheries and Oceans marker located east of pointe de Pessamit northward to the Fisheries and Oceans marker.

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-Trinité: 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736
MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-3882
LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPÉ PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River: 1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

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