Herring Fishing Areas

Disclaimer: The maps on this site have been prepared for convenience of reference only (visual aid) and do not have official sanction. All maps are drawn in North American Datum of 1927 (NAD27).

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Area 16A Area 16D Area 16B Area 16C Area 16E Area 16G Area 16FMap showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing areas in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. See details below

Herring Fishing Areas – Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing areas in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. There are seven herring fishing areas and each area is assigned a name. The names of the herring fishing areas are as follows: Area 16A, Area 16B, Area 16C, Area 16D, Area 16E, Area 16F, and Area 16G. Each fishing area is delimited by specific geographical coordinates.

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Area 16A

Herring Fishing - Area 16A. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16A - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16A in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The first point originates near Baie-Trinité, Québec and crosses to a second point which is about halfway between the Gaspé peninsula and Anticosti Island. A straight line is then traced between the second point and a third point to the southeast, further down the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A final line is traced between the third point and a fourth point to the west which is on land, about halfway between Perçé and Gaspé, Québec.

Herring Fishing Area 16A – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
46. 49° 25′ 00″ Shore
45. 49° 25′ 00″ 64° 40′ 00″
51. 48° 42′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
50. 48° 37′ 30″ 64° 10′ 00″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16A in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16B

Herring Fishing - Area 16B. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16B - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16B in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The first point originates on land, about halfway between Perçé and Gaspé, Québec. A second point is located 120 kilometers to the east, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A third point is located approximately 210 kilometers to the south, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A fourth point is located about 125 kilometers to the northwest, in line with the Acadian peninsula. A fifth and final point is located on shore, near Val-Comeau, New Brunswick.

Herring Fishing Area 16B – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
50. 48° 37′ 30″ 64° 10′ 00″
51. 48° 42′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
54. 46° 50′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
55. 47° 37′ 00″ 63° 45′ 00″
56. 47° 26′ 00″ 64° 53′ 12″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16B in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16C

Herring Fishing - Area 16C. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16C - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16C in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area covers a portion of the eastern New Brunswick shoreline. The first point originates on shore, near Val-Comeau, New Brunswick. A second point is located 88 kilometers to the south, on shore, near Cap-Lumière, New Brunswick. A third and last point is located approximately 130 kilometers to the northeast, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Herring Fishing Area 16C – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
56. 47° 26′ 00″ 64° 53′ 12″
55. 47° 37′ 00″ 63° 45′ 00″
57. 46° 40′ 00″ 64° 43′ 00″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16C in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16D

Herring Fishing - Area 16D. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16D - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16D in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area circles the entire Magdalene Islands and touches the coast on the northern tip of Cape-Breton, Nova Scotia.

Herring Fishing Area 16D – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
51. 48° 42′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
44. 47° 50′ 00″ 60° 00′ 00″
43. 47° 02′ 15″ 60° 24′ 55″
52. 47° 03′ 00″ 60° 36′ 00″
54. 46° 50′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16D in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16E

Herring Fishing - Area 16E. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16E - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16E in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area circles the northwestern half of Prince Edward Island, in both Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Herring Fishing Area 16E – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
57. 46° 40′ 00″ 64° 43′ 00″
55. 47° 37′ 00″ 63° 45′ 00″
54. 46° 50′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
53. 46° 26′ 00″ 63° 15′ 00″
58. 46° 12′ 58″ 63° 29′ 26″
59. 46° 10′ 35″ 63° 28′ 03″
60. 45° 51′ 45″ 63° 42′ 42″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16E in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16F

Herring Fishing - Area 16F. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16F - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16F in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area includes the southeast half of Northumberland Strait and a part of the western coast of Cape-Breton, Nova Scotia.

Herring Fishing Area 16F – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
60. 45° 51′ 45″ 63° 42′ 42″
59. 46° 10′ 35″ 63° 28′ 03″
58. 46° 12′ 58″ 63° 29′ 26″
61. 45° 57′ 00″ 62° 44′ 40″
62. 45° 54′ 30″ 62° 13′ 30″
63. 46° 11′ 00″ 61° 25′ 00″
33. 45° 38′ 30″ 61° 24′ 15″
32. 45° 38′ 10″ 61° 25′ 45″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16F in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.

Area 16G

Herring Fishing - Area 16G. See details below

Herring Fishing Area 16G - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the herring fishing area 16G in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area includes the eastern and northeastern shores of Prince Edward Island, the northwestern coast of Cape-Breton, Nova Scotia, and a portion of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Herring Fishing Area 16G – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North    Longitude - West
53. 46° 26′ 00″ 63° 15′ 00″
54. 46° 50′ 00″ 62° 32′ 00″
52. 47° 03′ 00″ 60° 36′ 00″
63. 46° 11′ 00″ 61° 25′ 00″
62. 45° 54′ 30″ 62° 13′ 30″
61. 45° 57′ 00″ 62° 44′ 40″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Herring Fishing Area 16G in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.