Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

December 19, 2011 13:53 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act, North Shore

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2011) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of North Shore fishers fined in October and November 2011 for violations of the Fisheries Act.

The fines imposed on the offenders total $4,250. The offenders are:

Offender and home Offence Fine
Bertin Landry
(Havre-Saint-Pierre)
Possession of 26 lobster of less than 83 mm and possession of a pregnant female lobster. $2,000
JR Jeffrey Monger
(Havre-Saint-Pierre)
Failure to weigh entire landed snow crab catch. $750
Julien Marie Stubbert
(Aguanish)
Possession of lobster under the minimum size. $1,000
Samuel Thisnish
(Sept-Îles)
Possession of snow crab of less than 95 mm. $500

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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Contact Information

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