Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting on the North Shore

News release

July 12, 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 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: QTN-2019-033
Baie des
homards (N-11.1.4)
From the western point of Anse aux Français to point à Luc

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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