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Pollution Closes Shellfish Harvesting in Magdalen Islands

Lucy Towers
29 April 2013, at 1:00am

CANADA - Shellfish harvesting in the Magdalen Islands is now forbidden due to pollution.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, noted the exact positions of closed waters in the following shellfish areas:

Magdalen Islands:

Lagune du Havre aux Maisons, north (A-15.1.2)
About 500 meters west from the Detroit’s bridge to the mouth of Le Barachois.

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 Ile-aux-Coudres to Baie-Trinité: 1-800-463-8558
From Baie-Trinité to Blanc-Sablon: 1-800-463-1736

LOWER ST. LAWRENCE AND GASPÉ PENINSULA

From Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Cap Gaspé: 1-800-463-0607
From Cap Gaspé to the Matapédia River: 1-800-463-4204

MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-2095