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Homewaters Bluefin tuna tags deadline

7/17/2017

 

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Homewaters Bluefin tuna tags deadline

 

DFO reminds those harvesters fishing Bluefin tuna in homewaters that, as per the terms of the 2017 pilot project, at least two tags were required to have been purchased prior to the season opening July 15, 2017.

 

This deadline has been extended to July 28, 2017. Harvesters who have not purchased the minimum two tags by then may not be eligible to participate in this year's Bluefin tuna fishery.

 

Tags are only available to those fish harvesters who previously declared they would be participating in this year's homewaters fishery.

 

"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:

Kimberley Penney

Resource Management

Tel.(709) 772-5020

E-mail:kim.penney@dfo-mpo.gc.ca