Closed area for shellfish harvesting - Magdalen Islands 

News Release

QUEBEC CITY - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, 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: 2017Q-S039
Baie du Bassin (A-03.1)
Bassin bay, including the waters of Grande-Rivière Bay

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

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

C-RQ-17-23E 


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