Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting in the Magdalen Islands

News release

June 6, 2019             

Québec, Quebec- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, 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: QSN-2019-015
Baie du Bassin (A-03.1)
Bassin bay, excluding the waters of La Rivière bay to the pointe Marichite

For more information on shellfish harvesting and open and closed harvest areas, please visit our website at www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/CheckBeforeYouHarvest or 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
MAGDALEN ISLANDS       418-986-3882

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

Contacts

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

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