Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 01, 2012 16:41 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 cessation of biotoxin monitoring, 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-T-040
Upper North-Shore: Pointe à Émile (N-03.1.2)
From Pointe à Émile to a point near of the sawmill.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-041
Upper North-Shore: Pointe à Boisvert (N-03.2.1)
From a point near of the sawmill to Pointe à Boisvert's navigation light.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-042
Manicouagan: Mistassini river (N-08.1.3)
From Mistassini rock to Mistassini point.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-043
Manicouagan: Baie Saint-Nicolas (N-08.3)
From Pointe à la Croix to Pointe (Cap) Rouge, including Grande baie Saint-Nicolas and Petite baie Saint-Nicolas.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-044
Sept-Rivieres: Anse Chouinard (N-
From the southern point of Anse Chouinard to the western point of Anse aux Français.
Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-045
Lower North-Shore: Anse Deep Cove (N-32)
From the southern point of Anse aux Moustiques to the north-eastern point of Anse Hudson.

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:

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
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 (Québec)