Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

December 17, 2014 15:23 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in recent months for offences under the Fisheries Act.

The fines imposed on the offenders total $21,795. The offenders are:

Name and place of residence Offence Species Fine Date of conviction
Léopold Coulombe(Pointe-au-Père) Possession of undersized clams. clam $300 2014-11-25
Pierre English(L'Anse-au-Griffon) Greenland halibut fishing in a closed area. Greenland halibut $2,000 2014-11-21
Jacques Huet(Cloridorme) Failure to hail out.
Failure to allow an at sea observer to board fishing vessel to perform duties.
shrimp $2,000 2014-11-21
Dean Boyle(Barachois) Fishing for lobster without a licence. lobster $750 2014-11-20
Serge Cloutier(Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé) Possession of a mutilated/V-notched female lobster. lobster $750 2014-11-17
René Dubé(Grande-Rivière) Landing unweighed snow crab.
Keeping cod bycatch while fishing for snow crab.
snow crab and cod $1,500 +
confiscation of seized fish.
2014-11-17
Gérard Élement(Saint-Maurice-de-l'Échourie) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $855 2014-11-17
Rémi Lelièvre(Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé) Landing unweighed snow crab.
Possession of any crab part or meat separated from the carapace.
Keeping cod bycatch while fishing for snow crab.
snow crab and cod $2,000 +
confiscation of seized fish.
2014-11-17
Gilles Méthot(Grande-Rivière) Landing unweighed snow crab.
Possession of any crab part or meat separated from the carapace.
Keeping cod bycatch while fishing for snow crab.
snow crab and cod $2,000 +
confiscation of seized fish.
2014-11-17
Lina Dumont(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $710 + prohibited from being less than 200 m from the Sainte-Anne-des-Monts dock
for a period of one year.
2014-11-12
Jocelyne Kenney(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $420 2014-11-12
Billy Labrie(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Landing snow crab without the supervision of a dockside observer. snow crab $500 2014-11-12
David Labrie(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Failure to comply with licence conditions for whelk fishery by failing to contact a dockside monitoring company.
Landing snow crab without the supervision of a dockside observer.
whelk and snow crab $1,000 2014-11-12
Jacquelin Laflamme(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $740 + + prohibited from being less than 200 m from the Sainte-Anne-des-Monts dock
for a period of one year.
2014-11-12
Yvan Lemieux(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $1,150 2014-11-12
Daniel Levesque(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $480 2014-11-12
Lucia Ross(Cap-Chat) Exceeding authorized quota for recreational cod fishery. cod $540 2014-11-12
Kevin Vallée(Sainte-Anne des Monts) Landing snow crab without the supervision of a dockside observer. snow crab $500 2014-11-12
Fernand Delarosbil(Paspébiac) Groundfish fishing without licence condition. groundfish $1,000 2014-10-31
Maurice Delarosbil(Saint-Bruno) Exceeding the recreational groundfish fishery quota. groundfish $300 + confiscation of seized fish. 2014-10-31
Frédéric Henry(Carleton) Being in possession of a female lobster with eggs attached. lobster $2,000 2014-10-30
Carol Gaudreault(Rimouski) Possession of undersized clams. clam $300 + confiscation of seized fish. 2014-10-28

Fisheries and Oceans Canada encourages the public to report poaching incidents by using the online form or calling 1-800-463-9057. All reports are confidential.

The Government of Canada is committed to safeguarding the long-term health and productivity of Canada's fisheries resources, and the habitat that supports them, for generations to come. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a mandate to protect and conserve marine resources and to prosecute offenders under the Fisheries Act. It ensures and promotes compliance with the Act and other laws and regulations through a combination of land, air, and sea patrols, as well education and awareness activities.

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