Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

August 30, 2007 10:27 ET

DFO: Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2007) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, 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. QTN-428

Anse du Colombier

From a point located 300 meters east of Riviere Colombier's mouth to Cap Colombier's lighthouse.

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



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


Contact Information

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