Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 01, 2009 17:11 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Cote-Nord

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 1, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Cote-Nord population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibition orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:

Prohibition Order No. QSN-418

Pointe aux vaches

From "Snail" rock to the Rochers du Saguenay

Baie des Chevaux

From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Riviere Laval's fairway.

Ilets Jeremie

From a point located west of Baie des Ilets Jeremie to Pointe a Michel's nagivation light.

Pointe-aux-Outardes (ouest)

From the Centre d'interpretation du Parc Nature to the east at the Fisheries and Oceans marker.

La Grosse Pointe

From La Grosse Pointe to the mouth of the river Saint-Athanase west (covered bridge).

Battures de Manicouagan

From the mouth of river Saint-Athanase west (covered bridge) to Pointe Paradis.

Pointe Paradis

From Pointe Paradis to Coulee Pere-Babel

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:



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CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI ISLAND
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinite 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinite 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 Gaspe 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River 1-800-463-4204
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Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Quebec City, Quebec
    Michel Plamondon,
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-7747