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
FN0282-SANITARY - Emergency Closure for oysters in a portion of Deep Bay, Baynes Sound, Subarea 14-8 which includes BC Land Registry Shellfish Aquaculture Tenure #1411206.

Effective immediately there is a harvest prohibition for oysters from BC 
Aquaculture Tenure Land File #1411206, in Subarea 14-8, a portion of Deep Bay, 
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 assessed. 

Emergency Closure Area 14.zz - Aquaculture Lease Land File # 1411206

The waters and intertidal foreshore of BC Land Registry aquaculture tenure # 
1411206, Subarea 14-8, Deep Bay, Baynes Sound, inside a line drawn from a point 
in water at 49°27.77' north latitude and 124°44.88' west longitude, thence 
southeasterly to a point in water at 49°27.73' north latitude and 124°
44.79'west longitude, thence southwesterly 49°27.70' north latitude and 124°
44.82' west longitude, thence northwesterly to a point in water at 49°27.74' 
north latitude and 124°44.91' west longitude back to the point of commencement.

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 - FN0282
Sent April 5, 2018 at 1611