Closed Areas for Shellfish Harvesting on the North Shore

News release

June 6, 2019                            

Québec, Quebec - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to pollution, in accordance with the prohibitions orders mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3 (1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish areas:

Prohibition Order: QSN-2019-020
Pointe aux Vaches (N-01.1.2)

From Snail rock to the rochers du Saguenay

Prohibition Order: QSN-2019-021
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: QSN-2019-022
Îlets Jérémie (N-04.5.2)

From a point located west of Baie des Îlets Jérémie to Pointe à Michel's navigation light.

Prohibition Order: QSN-2019-023
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: QSN-2019-024
Pointe Paradis (N-06.3)

From Pointe Paradis to Père-Babel gully.

Prohibition Order: QSN-2019-025
Rivière Sheldrake (N-17.1.2)

Rivière Sheldrake's estuary, upriver from the bridge on road 138.

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

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

Contacts

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

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