Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

October 07, 2016 10:35 ET

Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2016) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, 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: 2016Q-S-096

Réserve Pessamit South (Bersimis) (N-05.1.3.1)

From the Fisheries and Oceans marker located east of Betsiamites' point 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 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 418-986-3882

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