Fishery Notice

ABORIGINAL - General Information
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Razor
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Geoduck and Horseclam
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Scallop by Trawl
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Intertidal
Sanitary/Other Contamination Closures
General Information
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Oyster
FN0241-SANITARY - Emergency Closure for oysters off the West coast of Denman Island, Baynes Sound, Subarea 14-8 which includes BC Land Registry Shellfish Aquaculture Tenure #1402060.

Effective immediately there is a harvest prohibition for oysters from BC 
Aquaculture Tenure Land File #1402060, in Subarea 14-8, on the West coast of 
Denman Island, Baynes Sound, until further notice. Due to potential 
contamination, the Pacific Region Interdepartmental Shellfish Committee agree a 
closure is warranted for oysters until further information can be obtained and 

Emergency Closure Area - Aquaculture Lease Land File # 1402060

The waters and intertidal foreshore of BC Land Registry aquaculture tenure # 
1402060, Subarea 14-8, off the West coast of Denman Island in Baynes Sound, 
inside a line drawn from a point in water at 49°33.06' north latitude and 124°
50.73' west longitude, thence northeasterly to a point in water at 49°33.09' 
north latitude and 124°50.63'west longitude, thence southeasterly to 49°32.98 
north latitude and 124°50.55' west longitude, thence northwesterly to 49°32.95' 
north latitude and 124°50.64' west longitude, thence back to the point of 

Detailed bivalve shellfish closure information and maps are available at our 

and at local DFO offices.

For more information contact a local DFO office, Elysha Gordon at 250-756-7192.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0241
Sent March 23, 2018 at 1916