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Variation Order GVO-2020-014

Issuance Date: 





Quota for fishing recreationally for scallop in Scallop Fishing Areas 21, 22 23 and 24.


Revokes: GVO-2016-025
Revoked by: GVO-2020-019

Publication Date: 

2020-04-09 15:42:14 AT


The Regional Director General for the Gulf Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, hereby gives notice that the quota for the recreational scallop fishery in Scallop Fishing Areas 22, 23 and 24 is now 0 scallops per day.

The quota for Scallop Fishing Area 21 remains at 50 scallops per day.

Refer to Gulf Region Quota Variation Order 2020-014, issued on April 9, 2020. For further information regarding this Order, please contact your local Fishery Officer.  To receive an electronic copy of all future Variation Orders issued by the Gulf Region, please email and provide your email address to be placed on our Variation Orders distribution list. Notices of all active variation and prohibition orders can be viewed on the Web site of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Gulf Region, under Orders Registry, at the following address:

Gulf Region Quota Variation Order 2016-025 is hereby revoked.

Gulf Region Quota Variation Order 2020-014 will come into force April 9, 2020 and remains in force until May 31, 2020.

Serge Doucet
Regional Director General
Gulf Region