Closed area for shellfish harvesting - Magdalen Islands  

News Release

QUEBEC CITY (Québec) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order No. # 2017Q-T-017

Plage de la Dune du Sud (A-12.1)

From the east extremity of Dune du Sud to the rest area jetty.

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:

CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI ISLAND
From Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité 1-800- 463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon 1-800- 463-1736

LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé 1-800- 463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River 1-800- 463-4204

Magdalen Islands 418-986-3882

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Contacts

Regional Communications Branch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec Region
media.qc@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
418-648-5474

C-RQ-17-020E

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