Notices to Fish Harvesters

Greenland Halibut (turbot) - 4RST - Quebec - Fixed Gear less than 19,81m QIT (General)

Extension of the fishing period - 4RST Greenland halibut - Fixed gear fleets under ITQ regime.

Quebec – October 26, 2018

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Québec Region announces the extension of the 4RST Greenland halibut fishing period for the Gaspe Peninsula and Upper and Middle North Shore (UMNS) fixed gear fleets of less than 19.81 m under individual transferable quota (ITQ) until November 15, 2018. We remind you that it is the responsibility of the fishermen to ensure that they have the allowances before carrying out a fishing activity.


Fishers wishing to benefit from this extension period will be required to request new License Conditions through the National Online Licensing System. For assistance with the National Online Licensing System, please contact Customer Support by phone at 1-877-535-7307 or by email at

For additional information

Please visit our website at the following address:


Steve Trottier

Resource management

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Québec, (Québec)

Resource management

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

North Shore Area Office

Gaspe Peninsula and Lower St- Lawrence Area Office


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