Fishery Notice

Category(s):
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Sea Urchin - Red
Subject:
FN1332-COMMERCIAL - Red Sea Urchin - South Coast - Opening - Areas 12, 18 and 19.


Opening 00:01 hours December 11, 2018 in the following Management Areas:

SUMMARY:
12K, Port McNeill
18A, Sidney
19, Victoria
Variation Order No. 2018-647 to -649

FISHERY CONTINUES:
12C, Port Hardy
12G, Wells Pass
Variation Order No. 2018-635 and -636

13G, Stuart Island
Variation Order No. 2018-582

12E, Blackfish Sound
12L, Stephenson Islets
Variation Order Nos.  2018-519 and -520

12H, Northern Johnstone Strait
13A, Kelsey Bay - Proper
13D, Campbell River East
13E, Cordero Channel
13F, Kelsey Bay - East
Variation Order Nos. 2018-501 to -505

14A, Comox
14B, Cape Lazo
Variation Order Nos. 2018-493 and -494

23A, Bamfield
23B, Ucluelet
23C, Offshore
Variation Orders Nos. 2018-488 to 2018-490

13B, Campbell River South
13C, Campbell River North
Variation Order No. 2018-471, -472

17, Nanaimo
Variation Order No. 2018-409

18B, Mayne / Saturna Island
20C, Jordan River
Variation Order No. 2018-390 and -394 

DETAILS:
12K, Port McNeill:
a) Subareas 12-4, 12-8, 12-17 and 12-19.  Note Numas Islands closure listed in 
the Integrated Fisheries Management Plan.
b) Subarea 12-18 excluding the Stephenson Islets (That portion of Subarea 12-18 
within the following: 50 degrees 34. 45 min north latitude, 126 degrees 50.32 
min west longitude to 50 degrees 35.115 north latitude, 126 degrees 49. 405 
longitude west to 50 degrees 34.270 north latitude, 126 degrees 48.324 west 
longitude to 50 degrees 33.562 north latitude, 126 degrees 49.055 west 
longitude,  to 50 degrees 34.133 north latitude, 126 degrees 50.104 west 
longitude to 50 degrees 34. 45 min north latitude, 126 degrees 50.32 min west 
longitude.

18A, Sidney:
a) Subareas 18-3, 18-4, and 18-6.
b) That portion of Subarea 19-5 north of a line running due east from Cormorant 
Point.
c) Subarea 19-6.

19, Victoria:
a) Subareas 19-3, 19-4.
b) That portion of Subarea 19-5 south of a line running due east from Cormorant 
Point.  Note Ogden Point, 10 Mile Point and Race Rocks closures listed in 
management plan.

NOTES:
North Coast areas are identified on separate Fishery Notices.

See the 2018/19 Red Sea Urchin Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) for 
a more details.

For more information contact Erin Wylie (250) 756-7271

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1332
Sent December 10, 2018 at 0958