Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 18, 2013 12:57 ET

Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 18, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, 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: 2013Q-T-072
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: 2013Q-T-073
Upper North-Shore:
Cran à Gagnon (N-04.2.2)
From cran à Gagnon to the southwestern point of Rivière Blanche's mouth.
Prohibition Order: 2013Q-T-074
Manicouagan:
Pointe-aux-Outardes (east) (N-06.1.2)
From the Fisheries and Oceans marker at west to La Grosse Pointe

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 (Quebec)
    418-648-5419