Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 04, 2013 16:41 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 4, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibitions 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-058
Sept-Rivieres :
Pointe-aux-Anglais (N-11.1.1)
From Pointe aux Anglais to approximately 1 km north of the last house in Pointe-aux-Anglais (limit sign installed by Fisheries and Oceans).
Prohibition Order 2013Q-T-059
Sept-Rivieres:
Baie des Homards (N-11.1.4)
From the western point of Anse aux Français to Pointe à Luc.
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

  • Sylvi Racine
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    418-775-0744