Notices to Fish Harvesters

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UPDATE TO THE MANDATORY COLOUR SCHEME FOR GEAR MARKING IN EASTERN CANADA 2020-04-22

April 22, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) – The Department wishes to inform the fishing industry that the colour scheme for gear marking of ropes has been updated to include a “Scientific licences” category, as well as to address specific matters in the toad crab fishery for fishing area 24 (Gulf Region) and in the snow crab fishery for management areas 2J North and 2J South (Newfoundland & Labrador Region). 

The updated detailed colour scheme can be viewed in the attached version 3.0 of the document titled “Gear Marking Eastern Canada - for non-tended fixed gear fisheries – Mandatory Colour Scheme”.

 

For additional information

Steve Trottier

Regional senior advisor. Fisheries Management 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada 

Quebec Region

 

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