FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
July 10, 2020
Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting Re-opening for Roberts Arm Area, Notre Dame Bay
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) advises the public of the re-opening for the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish (including Arctic wedge clams, Softshell clam, Stimpson's surf clams, American oysters, Iceland scallops, Purple-hinge rock scallop, sea scallops) for recreational or commercial purposes in the following areas effective midnight (2400 hours) Friday July 10, 2020:
Those waters adjacent to the community of Robert's Arm that are inside, or west, of a line drawn from 49.50631 degrees N, 55.78014 degrees W southeast to 49.48923 degrees N, 55.76915 degrees W (WGS84).
More detailed information on remaining closed areas can be obtained from the nearest DFO office or the following website:
The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Prohibition Order NSN 2020-003 has been repealed effective 1800 hours (6:00 p.m.) on July 10, 2020.
For more information on the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program please consult the following website: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/fish-and-seafood/shellfish-sanitation/eng/1299826806807/1299826912745
Ecosystems Management Branch
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