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3Ps <65' Mobile Gear Atlantic Halibut Retention

6/16/2017

 

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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3Ps <65' Mobile Gear Atlantic Halibut Retention

 

DFO advises that mobile gear vessels less than 65 feet are now permitted to retain bycatch of Atlantic Halibut in open mobile groundfish fisheries.

 

Please note new bycatch retention limits are outlined in General Groundfish Conditions.

 

This measure applies to vessel class C150, C151, C175, C176 and C360-C600.

 

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341

 

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: janet.warren@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

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For information, contact:

Laurie Hawkins

Resource Management

Tel: 709-637-4310

Email: laurie.hawkins@dfo-mpo.gc.ca