Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 31, 2013 18:51 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, 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 area:

Prohibition Orders
2013Q-S-051
2013Q-S-052
2013Q-S-053
2013Q-S-054
2013Q-S-055
Upper North-Shore :
Pointe aux Vaches (N-01.1.2)
From Snail rock to the rochers du Saguenay
Baie des Chevaux (N-04.1.1.1)
From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Rivière Laval's fairway.
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.
Pointe Paradis (N-06.3)
From pointe Paradis to coulée Père-Babel
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.

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

  • Sylvi Racine
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    418-775-0744