Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

February 17, 2009 09:50 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has just released a list of January convictions of fish harvesters in the Gaspe and Lower St Lawrence fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $3,400. A list of the offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Fisheries_0217.pdf

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is mandated to protect and conserve marine resources and is ever alert for any poaching of marine resources.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec, Quebec
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7893