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Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting Re-Opening - Significant Rainfall

2/5/2018

 

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

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Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting Re-Opening - Significant Rainfall

 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) advises the public of the reopening of the following area for the harvesting of bivalve molluscan shellfish, including scallops, mussels, and clams for recreational or commercial purposes (effective 6 p.m., Monday, February 5, 2018):

 

 - all waters within 3 km of the coastline on the west coast of NL, from the community of

 

Saint George's [48.4386 -58.4747] north to Sally's Cove (north of Rocky Harbour)

 

[49.7318 -57.9363]

 

More detailed information on remaining closed areas still in effect prior to this rainfall closure can be obtained from the nearest DFO office.

 

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Prohibition Order NSN-2018-001 is repealed effective 1800 hours on February 5, 2018.

 

For more information on the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program please consult the following website:

 

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/fish-and-seafood/shellfish-sanitation/eng/1299826806807/1299826912745

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For information, contact:

Jim Mallay

Regional Aquaculture Management Officer

Tel. (709)772-3265

Email: james.mallay@dfo-mpo.gc.ca