March 28, 2013 14:38 ET
QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - March 28, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen fined in February 2013 for offences under the Fisheries Act.
The fines imposed on the offenders total $5,250. In addition, the offenders forfeited the seized goods or illegal gear used, while one had the value of the seized fish ($315) confiscated. The offenders are:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a mandate to protect and conserve marine resources and to 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 CanadaQuébec, Quebec418-648-7893
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