Fishery Openings and Closures
Fishery related activities may be subject to closure by Fisheries and Oceans Canada for conservation, safety, contamination, seasonal or other reasons.
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Prohibition Order MAR-SSN-2015-010
The Regional Director-General, for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region, issues Contaminated Fisheries Prohibition Order No. MAR-SSN-2015-010, closing the following areas to fishing for all species of clams, quahaugs, mussels, oysters, all whelks and bay scallops:
All waters within 3 km of the coastlines and islands of:
The Maritimes Region eastern portion of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island including the Bras d’Or Lake and the counties of Guysborough, Richmond, Victoria, Inverness, and Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
For further information contact your local Fishery Officer and refer to Contaminated Fisheries Prohibition Order MAR-SSN-2015-010 signed on August 11, 2015.
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