Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 16, 2009 15:13 ET

DFO: Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 16, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the following 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-475

Baie des Chevaux

From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west of Riviere Laval's fairway.

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
    Michel Plamondon
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-5419