Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 18, 2013 15:01 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 18, 2013) - 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: 2013Q-T-075

Upper North-Shore:
Battures aux Gibiers (N-04.2.1)
From Pointe Orient to cran à Gagnon.

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 418-986-2095
LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé 1-800- 463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia 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