Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 01, 2012 13:55 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 1, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada wants to inform the Upper North Shore 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 2012Q-S-032
Upper North-Shore : Pointe aux Vaches (N-01.1.2)
From Snail rock to the rochers du Saguenay.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-S-033
Upper North-Shore : Baie des Chevaux (N-04.1.1.1)
From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Rivière Laval's fairway.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-S-034
Upper North-Shore : Îlets Jérémie (N-04.5.2)
From a point located west of Baie des Ilets Jérémie to Pointe à Michel's nagivation light.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-S-035
Manicouagan : Pointe-aux-Outardes (west) (N-06.1.1)
From the Centre d'interprétation du Parc Nature to the east at the Fisheries and Oceans marker.

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
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité: 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736
MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-3882
LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPÉ PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River: 1-800-463-4204

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Contact Information

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