FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
Oct. 29, 2021
REMINDER: Marine Conservation Closures
DFO reminds harvesters of the Marine Conservation Areas that remain closed to various vessel classes and fishing gear designed to come into contact with the sea floor.
Funk Island Deep Closure and Hawke Channel Closure are closed to bottom trawl, gillnet and longline fishing gear
Hatton Basin Conservation Area, Hopedale Saddle Closure, Division 3O Coral Closure, and Northeast Newfoundland Slope Closure are closed to all bottom contact which includes, but is not limited to, mobile gear, longlines, pots and gillnets.
Chief, Policy and Regulatory Development Conservation and Protection
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