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Recreational Scallop Public Consultation

2/8/2018

 

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

PUBLIC NOTICE

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Recreational Scallop Public Consultation

 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) in Newfoundland and Labrador is conducting a public consultation process regarding the Newfoundland and Labrador Recreational Scallop Fishery.

 

The Department is now commencing a public consultations process to seek views on the current licencing approach and management measures for this fishery.

 

The consultation will run until March 6, 2018 inclusive.

 

The public and industry can provide comments, written submissions or any related questions by submitting directly to the following DFO email address:

 

DFO.NLRecScallop-PetonclesRecrTNL.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Optionally, any written feedback can be submitted to by mail to:

 

Recreational Scallop Public Consultations, Resource Management and Aboriginal Fisheries, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, P.O. Box 5667, St. John's, NL, A1C 5X1.

 

All written comments and formal submissions should be provided to the Department by March 6, 2018.

 

All interested members of the public and industry are invited to participate in these consultations.

 

For more information visit http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/peches-fisheries/comm/rec-scallop-fish-peche-rec-petoncle/consultation-eng.htm

 

Contact:

 

Ellen Careen

A/Senior Resource Manager

Resource Management and Aboriginal Fisheries

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

ellen.careen@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

(709) 772-4911

 

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For information, contact:

Ellen Careen

Resource Management

Tel. (709) 772-5845

E-mail: ellen.careen@dfo-mpo.gc.ca