Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

November 16, 2010 15:25 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2010) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, 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 areas:

Prohibition Order(s) No.: 2010Q-T-408
 
Île à la Chasse (N-20.3.1)
Pointe des Grès to Pointe Rouge, including Ile à la Chasse and Ile Sainte-Geneviève.
 
Prohibition Order(s) No.: 2010Q-T-409
 
Baie Nickerson (N-20.3.2)
Nickerson Bay from Pointe de la tête to Pointe Sauvage.
 
Prohibition Order(s) No.: 2010Q-T-410
 
Baie de la Grande Hermine (N-20.4)
From Pointe Rouge to Pointe Ouest of Corneille river estuary.

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 Île-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité   1-800-463-8558   From St-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

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Quebec (Quebec)
    Michel Plamondon
    Senior Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419