Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting in the Gaspé and Lower St. Lawrence
November 1st, 2019
Québec, Quebec - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Gaspé and Lower St.Lawrence population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden for sanitary reasons, 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-2019-068
Île Verte (B-02.4)
The waters around Ile Verte, at less than 800 meters off the shore.
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
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon
LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPE PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River
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