Notices to Fish Harvesters

Snow Crab - 16

Notice to Fish Harvesters - 2019


Opening of the snow crab FISHERY IN AREA 16 

for the season 2019


SEPT-ILES ― April 5, 2019 


Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region announces that the opening date for the 2019 season for the snow crab fishery in Area 16 has been postponed to April 9 at 5 a.m. (EDT), on the recommendation of the Ice Committee. 

The other management measures are specified in the 2019 Conservation Harvesting Plan for Snow Crab in Area 16, which has been amended to incorporate the revised fishing period as recommended by the Ice Committee.


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