Notices to Fish Harvesters
Snow Crab - 12B
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NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS (Opening of the Snow Crab Fishery_Area 12B)
OPENING OF THE SNOW CRAB FISHERY IN AREA 12B FOR 2018
Gaspe – March 22, 2018
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region announces that the opening date of the snow crab fishery in Area 12B for the 2018 season has been set for March 26 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.
Gaspe ‑ Lower St. Lawrence Area
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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