Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

June 12, 2008 16:23 ET

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting on the North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - 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-448

Baie du Ha! Ha! From Pointe a Mercier to Cap a l'Orignal

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



http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Contact Information

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