2019 groundfish (Maritimes Region) – 5Z
The Maritimes Region Georges Bank groundfish fishery occurs in the area that corresponds to subdivision 5Z of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO).
Dates of season (subject to change)
The 2019 5Z groundfish fishery operates year round, January 1st – December 31st.
Total allowable catches (TACs)
|Eastern Georges Bank haddock (5Zjm)||24,400t||15,000t|
|Eastern Georges Bank Atlantic cod (5Zjm)||694t||461.5t|
|Georges Bank Yellowtail flounder (5Zhjmn)||87t (bycatch only)||34t (bycatch only)|
The 2019 5Z groundfish fishery is managed through current Conservation Harvesting Plans.
Please contact your regional DFO office for more information:
902-407-8153 / DFO.MAR-FM-GP.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Single or multi-year planning
The information provided is applicable to the 2019 fishery only.
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