Fishery Notice

Category(s):
ABORIGINAL - General Information
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Intertidal
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Razor
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Geoduck and Horseclam
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Oyster
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Scallop by Trawl
PSP (Red Tide) /Other Marine Toxins
RECREATIONAL - Shellfish
Subject:
FN0926-Bivalve Shellfish: Marine Biotoxin - Update for Areas 4, 16, 17, 25 and Summary for all Areas - August 19, 2022.


The following information in this fishery notice reflects Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP, red tide), Domoic Acid Poisoning (also known as Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP)), Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) and other marine toxin closures for bivalve shellfish (oysters, clams, scallops, mussels, and geoduck). Note that this fishery notice does not describe sewage contamination closures. For information on sewage contamination and biotoxin closures please go to: 

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/shellfish-mollusques/contamination/index-eng.html 

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/shellfish-mollusques/contamination/index-fra.html

If harvesting for recreational purposes please check the specific species limit for each subarea. Even though an area is open for biotoxin it may not be open for recreational harvest.  For more information on recreational harvest please go to: 

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/index-eng.html

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/index-fra.html

Area 4

Effective immediately there is a harvest prohibition for all bivalve shellfish in Subarea 4-9.

The product may be contaminated given the deviance from the sampling requirements established under the biotoxin monitoring program.

Please see the summary table for the status of all subareas in Area 4.

Area 16

Effective immediately there is a harvest prohibition for all bivalve shellfish in Subarea 16-22.

The product may be contaminated given the deviance from the sampling requirements established under the biotoxin monitoring program.

Please see the summary table for the status of all subareas in Area 16.

Area 17

Effective immediately there is a harvest prohibition for geoduck and horse clams in Subareas 17-10 and 17-16.

The product may be contaminated given the deviance from the sampling requirements established under the biotoxin monitoring program.

Please see the summary table for the status of all subareas in Area 17.

Area 25

Effective immediately the harvest prohibition for littleneck clams, manila clams, oysters and mussels is lifted in Subarea 25-12.

The most recent marine biotoxin results were acceptable. 

Please see the summary table for the status of all subareas in Area 25.


SUMMARY OF ALL SHELLFISH HARVESTING AREAS:

Area 1
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 2
Subarea 2-31 (Closure 2-31.A) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 2-31 west of a line running from Cape Fanny (52°07.09'north latitude and 131°10.70'west longitude) true south to the Subarea boundary (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/2-31.A.jpeg);

Subarea 2-31 (Closure 2-31.B) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 2-31 east of a line running from Cape Fanny (52°07.09'north latitude and 131°10.70'west longitude) true south to the Subarea boundary (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/2-31.B.jpeg);

Balance of Area 2 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 3
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 4
Subarea 4-5 (Closure 4-5.A) (described below), closed to all bivalve shellfish;
Those waters of Chatham Sound and adjacent waters inside a line that begins at 54°34.79?N 130°45.35?W [Dundas Island] to 54°34.10?N 130°42.45?W [Green Island Light], thence easterly to a point in water at 54°34.06?N 130°35.00?W,, thence due south to a point on water at 54°21.80'N 130°35.00'W, thence due west to a point on land at 54°21.80'N 130°42.78'W [Deans Point], thence northerly following the eastern shoreline of Melville Island to a point on land at 54°24.72?N 130°43.14?W, thence northerly to a point on land at 54°25.17'N 130°43.85'W, thence northerly following the eastern shoreline of Dunira Island to a point on land at 54°28.36'N 130°46.63'W, thence northerly to a point on land at 54°28.36'N 130°47.42'W, thence northerly following the eastern shoreline of Baron Island to a point on land at 54°29.84'N 130°47.60'W, thence northerly to a point on land at 54°32.66'N 130°47.60'W [Dundas Island], thence northeasterly along the shoreline and back to the commencement point; 

Subarea 4-5 (Closure 4-5.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
Those waters of Chatham Sound and adjacent waters inside a line that begins at 54°34.01'N 130°28.82'W [Fortune Point], thence southerly following the western shoreline of Finlayson Island to a point on land at 54°31.30?N 130°27.96?W, thence southerly to a point on land at 54°29.96'N 130°27.91'W [Mist Island], thence southerly following the western shoreline to a point on land at 54°29.38'N 130°27.75'W [Burnt Cliff Island], thence southerly to a point on land at 54°26.62?N 130°28.64?W [Trenham Point], thence southerly following the shoreline to a point on land at 54°21.81?N 130°29.22?W [Ryan Point], thence due west to a point in water at 54°21.80'N 130°35.00'W, thence due north to a point in water at 54°34.06"N 130°35.00'W, thence due east back to the commencement point; 

Subarea 4-9 (Closure 4-9.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
The waters and intertidal foreshore of a portion of Subarea 4-9 inside a line that commences at a point on the shore of Digby Island at 54°17.371' north latitude and 130°27.654' west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of the largest of the Lucy Islands at 54°17.666' north latitude and 130°36.575 west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of Rachel Island at 54°12.770' north latitude and 130°33.643' west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of Digby Island at 54°15.865' north latitude and 130°25.623' west longitude, thence following the shore of Digby Island to the point of commencement (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/4-9.A.jpeg); 

Subarea 4-9 (Closure 4-9.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
The waters and intertidal foreshore of a portion of Subarea 4-9 inside a line that commences at a point on the shore of Digby Island at 54°17.371' north latitude and 130°27.654' west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of the largest of the Lucy Islands at 54°17.666' north latitude and 130°36.575 west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of Rachel Island at 54°12.770' north latitude and 130°33.643' west longitude, thence to a point on the shore of Digby Island at 54°15.865' north latitude and 130°25.623' west longitude, thence following the shore of Digby Island to the point of commencement (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/4-9.B.jpeg); 

Balance of Area 4 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 5 
Subarea 5-20 (Closure 5-20.A) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 5-20 north of a line at 53°30.94'north latitude;

Subarea 5-20 (Closure 5-20.B) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
That portion of Subarea 5-20 south of a line at 53°30.94'north latitude;

Balance of Area 5 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 6
Subarea 6-13 (Closure 6-13.A) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 6-13 north of a line (parallel) running along 52 degrees 40.85 minutes north latitude;

Subarea 6-13 (Closure 6-13.B) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
That portion of Subarea 6-13 south of a line (parallel) running along 52 degrees 40.85 minutes north latitude;

Balance of Area 6 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 7
Subarea 7-25 (Closure 7-25.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
That portion of Subarea 7-25 west of a line from Stubbs Point on Dodwell Island to a point on the northern island of the McNaughton Group at 51 degrees 58.6 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 13.9 minutes west longitude, then following the eastern shore of that island to the southern tip of that island, then true south to the adjacent island, then westerly following along that island to the narrowest point between it and the island directly to the west (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.04 minutes west longitude), then true west to that island (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.074 minutes west longitude), then southerly and westerly along the shore of that island to the most southwestern point of that island at 51 degrees 56.02 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 15.18 minutes west longitude, then true south to that island directly south of it, and then southerly to the southernmost point of that island at 51 degrees 54.27 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.34 minutes west longitude, and then southerly to 51 degrees 53.97 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.29 minutes west longitude on Hunter Island (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/7-25.A.jpeg); 

Subarea 7-25 (Closure 7-25.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
That portion of Subarea 7-25 east of a line from Stubbs Point on Dodwell Island to a point on the northern island of the McNaughton Group at 51 degrees 58.6 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 13.9 minutes west longitude, then following the eastern shore of that island to the southern tip of that island, then true south to the adjacent island, then westerly following along that island to the narrowest point between it and the island directly to the west (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.04 minutes west longitude), then true west to that island (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.074 minutes west longitude), then southerly and westerly along the shore of that island to the most southwestern point of that island at 51 degrees 56.02 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 15.18 minutes west longitude, then true south to that island directly south of it, and then southerly to the southernmost point of that island at 51 degrees 54.27 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.34 minutes west longitude, and then southerly to 51 degrees 53.97 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.29 minutes west longitude on Hunter Island (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/7-25.B.jpeg);  

Subarea 7-27 (Closure 7-27.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; That portion of Subarea 7-27 east of the meridian passing through 128 degrees 9 minutes west longitude (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/7-27.A.jpeg);

Subarea 7-27 (Closure 7-27.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; That portion of Subarea 7-27 west of the meridian passing through 128 degrees 9 minutes west longitude (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/7-27.B.jpeg);

Balance of Area 7 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 8 
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 9
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 10
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 11
Subarea 11-2 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 11 closed to all bivalve shellfish. 

Area 12
Subarea 12-39 (Closure 12-39.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish; 
That portion of Subarea 12-39 north of a line drawn at Sharp Point on Broughton Island at (50° 47.467'N, 126° 36.090' W) proceeding westerly down Fife Sound into Nowell Channel intersecting the boundary with Subarea 12-7 at (50° 45.006' N, 126° 47.224' W) (a map can be found at 
(http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/12-39.A.jpeg);

Subarea 12-39 (Closure 12-39.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 12-39 south of a line drawn at Sharp Point on Broughton Island at (50° 47.467'N, 126° 36.090' W) proceeding westerly down Fife Sound into Nowell Channel intersecting the boundary with Subarea 12-7 at (50° 45.006' N, 126° 47.224' W) (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/12-39.B.jpeg);

Balance of Area 12 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 13
Subarea 13-1 open for manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, pink scallops and spiny scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subareas 13-2, 13-12, 13-13, 13-16 and 13-17 open for manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 13-9 and 13-10 open for pink scallops and spiny scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 13-11 open to scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subareas 13-14 and 13-15 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 13 closed to all bivalve shellfish.
							
Area 14 
Subareas 14-1 to 14-4, 14-7, 14-9, 14-13 and 14-14 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 14-5 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 14-8 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, varnish clams and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 14-10 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 14-11 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, butter clams, geoduck and horse clams only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 14-15 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, varnish clams, butter clams, scallops, geoduck and horse clams only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 14 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 15
Subareas 15-1 and 15-3 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 15-2 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, horse clams, oysters, mussels and geoduck only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish; 

Subarea 15-4 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 15-5 (Closure 15-5.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 15-5 south of a line drawn from a point on the northeast shoreline of Raza Island at 50°18.26' north latitude and 124°58.10' west longitude, thence easterly to a point on the west coast of West Redonda Island at 50°18.12' north latitude and 124°55.48' west longitude, thence southerly following the shoreline of West Redonda Island to a point at 50°12.29' north latitude and 124°56.55' west longitude, thence southwesterly to a point on the northeast coast of Cortes Island at 50°11.74' north latitude and 124°56.94' west longitude, thence northwesterly following the shoreline of Cortes Island to Bullock Bluff, thence true north following the boundary line to Raza Island, and thence following the shoreline northeasterly back to the point of commencement (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/15-5.A.jpeg); 

Subarea 15-5 (Closure 15-5.B) (described below) open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only closed to all other bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 15-5 southeast of a line drawn from an unnamed point on the east coast of Cortes Island at 50°11.74' north latitude and 124°56.94' west longitude, thence northeasterly to a point on the west coast of West Redonda Island at 50°12.29' north latitude and 124°56.55' west longitude, thence southerly and then northerly following the shoreline of West Redonda Island to a point on the southeast shoreline of West Redonda Island at 50°07.87' north latitude and 124°48.03' west longitude, thence easterly to a point on the mainland at 50°07.77' north latitude and 124°43.27' west longitude, thence southerly following the shoreline to Zephine Head at 50°04.57' north latitude and 124°48.30' west longitude, then southeasterly following the boundary line to Sarah Point at 50°03.76' north latitude and 124°50.61' west longitude, thence following the boundary line to Mary Point at 50°03.44' north latitude and 124°53.13' west longitude, thence northerly following the eastern shoreline of Cortes Island back to the point of commencement (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/15-5.B.jpeg);  

Subarea 15-5 (Closure 15-5.C) (described below) open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 15-5 north of a line drawn from a point on West Redonda Island at 50°18.12' north latitude and 124°55.48' west longitude, thence westerly to a point on the east coast of Raza Island at 50°18.26' north latitude and 124°58.10' west longitude, thence northerly to a point on George Head on the mainland at 50°20.66' north latitude and 124°57.92' west longitude, thence easterly following the shoreline to 50°20.67' north latitude and 124°45.00' west longitude, thence southeasterly following the boundary line to Brettell Point at 50°19.51' north latitude and 124°44.15' west longitude, thence southerly following the shoreline to a point at 50°07.77' north latitude and 124°43.27' west longitude, thence easterly to a point on the southeast shore of West Redonda Island at 50°07.87' north latitude and 124°48.03' west longitude, thence northerly and westerly following the shoreline of West Redonda Island back to the point of commencement (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/15-5.C.jpeg); 

Balance of Area 15 closed to all bivalve shellfish.   
	
Area 16
Subareas 16-9 to 16-13 and 16-16 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 16-17 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 16 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 17
Subareas 17-2 to 17-4, 17-7 to 17-9, 17-12 to 17-14 and 17-17 to 17-19 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 17-5 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, butter clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 17-6 (Closure 17-6.A) (described below) open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 17-6 west of a line drawn from a point starting at the boundary line for Subarea 17-8 on Penelakut (Kuper) Island at 48º56.06' north latitude and 123º37.88' west longitude, heading in a straight line southwesterly to a point 48º55.03' north latitude, 123º38.48' west longitude on the Subarea boundary line between Subareas 17-6 and 17-9 (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/17-6.A.jpeg);

Subarea 17-6 (Closure 17-6.B) (described below), open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 17-6 east of a line drawn from a point starting at the boundary line for Subarea 17-8 on Penelakut (Kuper) Island at 48º56.06' north latitude and 123º37.88' west longitude heading in a straight line southwesterly to a point at 48º55.02' north latitude, 123º38.48' west longitude on the Subarea boundary line between Subareas 17-6 and 17-9 (a map can be found at 
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/17-6.B.jpeg); 

Subarea 17-10 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 17-16 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, butter clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 17-20 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 17 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 18 
Subarea 18-3 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 18 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 19
Subareas 19-7 to 19-12 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 19 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 20
Subareas 20-1 to 20-3 open to mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subareas 20-5 to 20-7 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 20 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Areas 21 and 22
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 23
Subareas 23-3 and 23-10 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 23-4 and 23-5 open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and butter clams only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Subarea 23-6 (Closure 23-6.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
Subarea 23-6 except that portion northeast of a line drawn from a point of land at 48°58.47' north latitude and 125°04.92' west longitude to a point of land at 48°58.61' north latitude and 125°05.05' west longitude, known as Useless Inlet 
(a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/23-6.A.jpeg);

Subarea 23-6 (Closure 23-6.B) (described below) open to manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 23-6 northeast of a line drawn from a point of land at 48°58.47' north latitude and 125°04.92' west longitude to a point of land at 48°58.61' north latitude and 125°05.05' west longitude, known as Useless Inlet 
(a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/23-6.B.jpeg);

Balance of Area 23 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 24
Subarea 24-6 (Closure 24-6.A) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
That portion of Subarea 24-6 east of a line from an unnamed point on Vargas Island at 49°12.984' north latitude, 126°01.0433' west longitude drawn North to a point near Eby Rock at 49°13.143' north latitude, 126°01.189' west longitude then South of a line to the western most point on Morfee Island (at 49°13.6' north latitude, 125°58.1' west longitude), then east of a line from this point to a prominent unnamed point on Vancouver Island approximately 1/2 mile northwest of the western most point of Morfee Island (at 49°13.6' north latitude, 125°58.1' west longitude) (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/24-6.A.jpeg);

Subarea 24-6 (Closure 24-6.B) (described below) closed to all bivalve shellfish;
Subarea 24-6 except that portion of Subarea 24-6 east of a line from an unnamed point on Vargas Island at 49°12.984' north latitude, 126°01.0433' west longitude drawn North to a point near Eby Rock at 49°13.143' north latitude, 126°01.189' west longitude then South of a line to the western most point on Morfee Island (at 49°13.6' north latitude, 125°58.1' west longitude), then east of a line from this point to a prominent unnamed point on Vancouver Island approximately 1/2 mile northwest of the western most point of Morfee Island (at 49°13.6' north latitude, 125°58.1' west longitude) (a map can be found at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/includes/24-6.B.jpeg);

Subarea 24-9 open to geoduck, horse clams, manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 24 closed to all bivalve shellfish.  

Area 25
Subarea 25-12 open to littleneck clams, manila clams, oysters and mussels only, closed to all other bivalve shellfish;

Balance of Area 25 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Areas 26 to 29
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Areas 101 to 111, 121, 123 to 127, 130 and 142
Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

NOTES:
Details are broken into Areas and Subareas, as managed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Subarea information is not in the British Columbia Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Guide, but it is readily available in non-navigable Subarea management charts that can be obtained at DFO offices.  In addition, descriptions of Subareas are set out in the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007.  These regulations are available at libraries and from the DFO Pacific Internet at:

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/shellfish-mollusques/contamination/index-eng.html

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/shellfish-mollusques/contamination/index-fra.html 

Maps of Fishery Management Areas and Subareas can also be found at:

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-eng.html

https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-fra.html 

The public is advised to consult the local DFO office nearest to the site of harvest for the latest information on PSP and other marine toxins, sewage and conservation closures prior to digging.

For more information contact the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program email box at DFO.PAC.CSSP-PCAM.PAC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN0926
Sent August 19, 2022 at 1454