Atlantic and Arctic commercial fisheries

Openings and closures, maps, and stock status reports for fisheries in NB, NL, NS, NT, NWT, PEI and QC.

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Services and information

Commercial fishing licences

Apply for or renew your fishing licence through the National Online Licensing System.

Fisheries by species

Multi-year management plans, stock status reports, notices, maps and catch reporting activity listed by species.

Commercial fishery requirements

Licensing, gear tags and tabs, logbooks and at-sea monitoring.

Atlantic sharing arrangements

Percentage share of total allowable catch of each species assigned to each fleet in fishing areas.

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) zones

Map showing northwest Atlantic Ocean high seas fishing zones.

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