Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region



Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 28, 2013 17:42 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Magdalen Islands

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 28, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, 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: 2013Q-T-083
Magdalen Islands:
Center of Lagune du Havre aux Maisons. (A-14.3)
Center of Lagune du Havre aux Maisons.
Prohibition Order : 2013Q-T-084
Magdalen Islands :
Lagune du Havre aux Maisons, north (A-15.1.2)
About 500 meters west from the Detroit's bridge to the mouth of Le Barachois.
Prohibition Order: 2013Q-T-087
Magdalen Islands:
Havre aux Maisons Lagoon, south (A-14.2)
From mont Alice to the Detroit's bridge.

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