Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 27, 2009 11:37 ET

DFO: Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Magdalen Islands

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 27, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order No. QSN-416

Lagune du Havre aux Maisons, north-east

From the Detroit's bridge to about 500 meters toward west.

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:



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CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI ISLAND
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinite 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinite to Blanc-Sablon 1-800-463-1736

MAGDALEN ISLANDS 418-986-2095

LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspe 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspe to the Matapedia River 1-800-463-4204
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Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec Region
    Quebec City, Quebec
    Michel Plamondon
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419