Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region



Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 03, 2013 12:27 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, 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 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-016

MRC of Manicouagan's sector :

La Grosse Pointe (N-06.2.1)

From La Grosse Pointe to the mouth of the river Saint-Athanase west (covered bridge).

Prohibition Order 2013Q-T-017

Battures de Manicouagan:

From the mouth of river Saint-Athanase west (covered bridge) to Pointe Paradis.

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

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