Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

July 03, 2008 12:00 ET

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

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 3, 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-454

Battures aux Gibiers
From Pointe Orient to Cran a Gagnon.

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