Notices to Fish Harvesters

Snow Crab - 12A

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS (Opening of the Snow Crab Fishery_Area 12A)

OPENING OF THE SNOW CRAB FISHERY IN AREA 12A FOR 2018 

 

Gaspe – March 22, 2018 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region announces that the opening date of the snow crab fishery in Area 12A for the 2018 season has been set for March 26th at 5:00 (EDT) following the recommendation of representatives of the fleet. 

The other management measures are specified in the Conservation Harvesting Plan. 

It is the responsibility of the captain to be acquainted with the marine safety notices, among others by Environment Canada and Transport Canada, as well as the standards and the best practices in marine safety, and to take all measures to insure a safe fishery. It should be reminded that, if freezing spray warning is issued by Canada Environment the opening will be delayed. 

For additional information

Please visit our website at the following address: http://www.qc.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/peches-fisheries/commerciale-commercial/index-fra.html : or call at 1-877-898-5559.

 

Resource management

Gaspe ‑ Lower St. Lawrence Area

Fisheries and Oceans Canada 

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