Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

September 12, 2011 13:38 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act, Magdalen Islands

QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of Magdalen Islands fishers fined in August 2011 for violations of the Fisheries Act.

The fines imposed on the offenders total $7,950. The offenders are:

Offender Offence Fine
Jeannot Aucoin Non-compliance with conditions of licence for bait fishing with a trawl by fishing for plaice in a closed area and incorrectly filling out own logbook. $800
Gérald Boudreau Possession of egg-bearing female lobster. $1,000
Léonard Clarke
Bertrand Duclos
Cody Goodwin
Normand Turbide
Possession of lobsters under the minimum size. $750
René Lapierre Seal hunting during closed time. $200
Lyndon Patton Possession of egg-bearing female lobsters. $1,500

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

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Contact Information

  • Martin Bourget
    Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec, Quebec