Closed area for shellfish harvesting North Shore 

News Release

QUEBEC CITY- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec region, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution and 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: 2017Q-ST-034
Pointe aux Vaches (N-01.1.2)
From Snail rock to the rochers du Saguenay

Prohibition Order: 2017Q-ST-033
Baie des Chevaux (N-04.1.1.1)
From the Pointe Rocheuse's lighthouse to a point west  of Rivière Laval's fairway.

Prohibition Order: 2017Q-ST-032
Îlets Jérémie (N-04.5.2)
From a point located west of Baie des Îlets Jérémie to Pointe à Michel's nagivation light.

Prohibition Order: 2017Q-ST-031
Pointe-aux-Outardes (west) (N-06.1.1)
From the Centre d'interprétation du Parc Nature to the east at the Fisheries and Oceans Canada marker.

Prohibition Order: 2017Q-ST-041
Pointe Paradis (N-06.3)
From Pointe Paradis to Père-Babel gully.

Prohibition Order: 2017Q-ST-040
Rivière Sheldrake (N-17.1.2)
Rivière Sheldrake's estuary, upriver from the bridge on road 138.

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-17-25F


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