Notices to Fish Harvesters

Greenland Halibut (turbot) - 4RST - Gaspe-Lower St. Lawrence - Fixed Gear less than 13,71m - Competitive

Notice to fishers (Closure of 4RST Greenland halibut)

CLOSURE OF 4RST GREENLAND HALIBUT

GASPÉ FIXED GEAR FLEETS OF LESS THAN 13.71 METRES

(A211) 

 

SUBJECT: Announcement of the closure of Greenland halibut fishery under competitive regime 

Gaspé – August 9, 2018

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Quebec region announces the closure of the 4RST Greenland Halibut fishery for the licence holders of the Gaspé fixed gear fleet of less than 13.71 m under competitive regime. 

The fishery under a competitive regime will close on August 12, 2018 at 8:00 pm (EDT) due to excessive bycatch. 

For more information

You can obtain additional information concerning the management measures and the fishing areas on our website at http://www.qc.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/peches-fisheries/commerciale-commercial/index-eng.html. For more information, please call 1-877-898-5559

 

Caroline Leclerc

Resources Management

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Gaspé, (Quebec)

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