QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform residents of the North Shore and the south shore of the St. Lawrence, from Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies to Gaspé, that harvesting of any and all shellfish in these regions is closed as a preventative measure. Analyses are currently underway to determine shellfish safety in these areas. Fisheries and Oceans Canada also wishes to remind the public that harvesting shellfish in a closed area is prohibited.
This decision was made in accordance with the prohibition orders listed below and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations.
|Prohibition orders no.:||2012Q-U-003, 2012Q-U-004, 2012Q-U-005, 2012Q-U-006|
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:||1-800-463-8558|
|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|
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