Notices to Fish Harvesters
Snow Crab - 17
OPENING OF SNOW CRAB AREA 17 FISHERY - SEASON 2019
Quebec– March 22, 2019
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region announces the opening date for snow crab fishing in Area 17 for the 2019 Season March 27 at 5:00 am (EDT) following opening committee's recommendation of the industry.
Other management measures in the Conservation Harvesting Plan approved on March 18, 2019 remain unchanged.
Furthermore, it should be noted that during the period during which fishing is authorized, it is the captain's responsibility to read the notices issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada and Transport Canada related to marine safety, as well as safety standards and good practices, and take all the necessary steps to ensure safe fishing.
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