FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
May 4, 2021
Molluscan Shellfish Harvesting re-opening for Trinity Bay, Conception Bay and St. Mary's 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 1600 hours (4 p.m.) on Tuesday May 4, 2021:
All waters within 3 km of the coastline and islands of portions of eastern Newfoundland from Cape Bonavista at 48.7030°N 53.0869°W to Cape St. Mary's at 46.8127°N 54.1978°W.
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Prohibition Order NSN 2021-004 has been repealed effective 1600 hours (4:00 p.m.) on May 4, 2021.
For more information on the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program please consult the following website: https://www.inspection.gc.ca/preventive-controls/fish/cssp/eng/1563470078092/1563470123546
Ecosystems Management Branch
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