FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Soft-Shell Closed Area for Crab in NAFO Division 3NO
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell protocol, the following grid in Crab Fishing Area - 8BxS (south) in NAFO Division 3NO will close to fishing Snow crab at midnight on Friday, July 6, 2018 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab:
This grid will be closed to Snow crab fishing for the remainder of the year. Harvesters should note that all gear in this shall be removed on your next fishing trip.
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2018-133 has been revoked and Variation Order 2018-137 comes into effect on July 5, 2018.
"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e0004341
If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact : email@example.com
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