February 25, 2013 14:04 ET
QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of persons convicted of various offences and fined under the Fisheries Act in the Magdalen Islands in December 2012 and January 2013.
The fines imposed on the fishers total $8,050. One of the fishers was banned from entering lagoons in the Magdalen Islands for one year. The offenders are:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a mandate to protect and conserve marine resources and prosecute offenders under the Fisheries Act. To report a poacher, dial 1-800-463-9057. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
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Martin BourgetCommunications AdvisorFisheries and Oceans CanadaQuebec, Quebec418-648-7893
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