Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

April 28, 2009 12:32 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 28, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of March convictions of fish harvesters in the North Shore sector fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

Fishers were required to pay a total of $3200 in fines, and $200 was confiscated, for landing halibut illegally. A list of the offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/fisheries_table_0428.pdf

The Department has a mandate to protect and conserve fishery resources and is ever vigilant in its efforts to prevent poaching of marine resources.

Contact Information

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