Crab Fishing Area 12 Season Extension
DFO advises that the Snow Crab season for Crab Fishing Area 12, in NAFO sub-Division(s) 4R3Pn, has been extended to July 14, 2015 at 2000hrs.
Fish harvesters are reminded to apply through the National Online Licencing System, if they are engaged in, and wish to continue a buddy-up arrangement.
DFO will continue to monitor soft-shell and implement the soft-shell protocol as required.
Portion of 3K Crab Fishing Area Closing Due to Soft-Shell
DFO advises that in accordance with the soft-shell crab protocol, that Grid AE-42 in Crab Fishing Area 4 in NAFO Division 3K will close to fishing snow crab and shrimp at midnight on Friday, June 19, 2015 due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab.
The grid is defined by the following co-ordinates:
50°20’ North, 53° 30’ West
50°20’ North, 53° 20’ West
50°10’ North, 53° 20’ West
50°10’ North, 53° 30’ West
All crab pots must be removed from this area. The ...