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Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting in Lower St. Lawrence

Lucy Towers
02 November 2012, at 12:00am

CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence population that harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to cessation of biotoxin monitoring.

In accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, the following shellfish areas are closed:

Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-175

Riviere-du-Loup: le Verte (B-02.4)
The waters around le Verte, at less than 800 meters off the shore.

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 le-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinit : 1-800-463-558
From Baie-Trinit to Blanc-Sablon : 1-800-463-8558

MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-3882

LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASP PENINSULA
From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gasp: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gasp to the Matapdia River: 1-800-463-4204