Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 07, 2014 17:54 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Mid North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 7, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Mid 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 2014Q-T-060
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 Prohibition Order(s) No.2014Q-T-061

Prohibition Order 2014Q-T-061

Sept-Rivieres :
Anse Chouinard (N-11.1.3.2)

From the southern point of Anse Chouinard to the western point of Anse aux Français.

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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Contact Information

  • Pascale Fortin
    Acting Communications Senior Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Quebec City (Quebec)
    418-648-4442