FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
3Ps <65' Fixed Gear Atlantic Halibut Retention Permitted
Fish harvesters are advised that the retention of Atlantic halibut taken as by-catch in other directed groundfish fisheries in NAFO Sub-Division 3Ps will be permitted for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet as of 0600 hours on Monday, August 27, 2018.
By-catch limits are outlined in harvesters 2018 Groundfish General Licence conditions.
If excessive by-catch occurs in species specific directed fisheries, they may be closed on short notice.
DFO reminds harvesters ALL directed skate <65 fisheries are closed in 3Ps.
“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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
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