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Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Magdalen Islands

13 September 2012

CANADA - Shellfish Harvesting in Magdalen Islands is now closed.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Magdalen Islands population that the 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, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order 2012Q-T-113

Magdalen Islands : Plage de l’Ouest (A-05)
From the mouth of ruisseau de l’Étang de l’Ouest to cap Brillant.

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

MAGDALEN ISLANDS: 418-986-3882

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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