Fishery Openings and Closures

Fishery related activities may be subject to closure by Fisheries and Oceans Canada for conservation, safety, contamination, seasonal or other reasons.

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Order NumberIssuance DateOrder TypeSpeciesDescriptionRevocationPublication Date
GVO-2019-0992019-09-27VariationHerringClose time for fishing for Herring in Herring Fishing Area 16F.Revokes: GVO-2019-0852019-09-27 14:30:02 AT
GVO-2019-0952019-09-17VariationHerringClose time for fishing for Herring in Herring Fishing Areas 16C and 16E.Revokes: GVO-2019-0812019-09-17 13:17:36 AT
GVO-2019-0932019-09-11VariationHerringClose time for fishing for herring in Herring Fishing Area 16B.Revokes: GVO-2019-0802019-09-11 15:17:00 AT
GVO-2019-0892019-09-05VariationHerringClose time for fishing for herring in Herring Fishing Area 16G.N/A2019-09-05 11:29:53 AT
GVO-2019-0602019-07-17VariationHerringClose time for fishing for herring in Herring Fishing Area 16B.N/A2019-07-17 15:37:32 AT
GVO-2012-0422012-06-14VariationHerringOrder varying the minimum length for herring in Herring Fishing Areas 16A to 16G.Revokes: GVO-2011-0162012-06-14 15:52:35 AT
GVO-2010-0392010-05-05VariationCod, Halibut, American Plaice, Greenland Halibut (turbot), Groundfish, Herring, Mackerel, Scallop, Lobster, CrabClosure of the herring, mackerel, crab lobster scallop and any species of groundfish fishery by vessel classes C1 to C6000 in the scallop spat collection site. Revokes: GVO-2003-0412010-05-05 00:00:00 AT
GVO-2007-0282007-04-20VariationHerringOrder varying the close time for fishing for herring in herring fishing area 16GRevokes: GVO-2005-1172007-04-20 00:00:00 AT
GVO-2000-0132000-04-14VariationGroundfish, Herring, Mackerel, Swordfish, Bluefin Tuna, Shark, Scallop, Squid, Lobster, Shrimp, CrabClose time in the area known as the Irving Whale Closure, Gulf of St. Lawrence (herring fishing area 16B, mackerel fishing area 16, crab fishing area 12, lobster fishing area 22, scallop fishing area 20, shrimp fishing area 12, squid fishing area 16 and groundfish fishing area 4T2B)N/A2000-04-14 00:00:00 AT
GVO-1994-0551994-06-05VariationHerringClosure of Kouchibouguac National Park to herring fisheryN/A1994-06-05 00:00:00 AT
GVO-1994-0541994-05-06VariationHerring, MackerelClose time for fishing with Monofilament gill net for Mackerel in Mackerel Fishing area 16 and Herring fishing areas 16A to 16G. N/A1994-05-06 00:00:00 AT
GTN-1996-0031996-11-21ProhibitionAny Species, Cod, Redfish, Halibut, American Plaice, Greenland Halibut (turbot), White Hake, Tomcod, Red Hake, Groundfish, Herring, Mackerel, Swordfish, Gaspereau, Eel, Shad, Smelts, Striped Bass, Sturgeon, Silverside, Shark, Bar Clams, Soft Shell Clams, Bay Quahaugs, Razor Clams, Clams, Mussels, Oysters, Periwinkles, Whelk, Lobster, Spider/Toad Crab, Shrimp, Rock Crab, Snow Crab, Irish Moss, Horsetail, Sport Fish, Smallmouth bass, Bivalve Molluscs, Northern Moonshell, Crab, Bay ScallopsClose Belledune Harbour, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, for fishing for all species of fish due to the presence of chemicals and deleterious substances.N/A1996-11-21 00:00:00 AT