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2020 – Snow crab fishery season closing date for Areas 12 (12, 18, 25, 26), 12E and 12F

Moncton and Quebec – June 24, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) wishes to inform snow crab fish harvesters fishing in Crab Fishing Areas 12 (12, 18, 25, 26), 12E and 12F that the fishing season will close as scheduled. All gear must be removed from the water before the end of the day June 30, 2020, meaning that the hauling of gear is prohibited after June 30th, but landing of traps and crabs can occur on July 1st.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - Information for industry

Canadian fisheries and aquaculture sectors provide the world with sustainably-sourced, high quality, high value, fish and seafood.

Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard is committed to supporting our fisheries and aquaculture industry during these difficult times. The Government of Canada is taking the necessary steps to ensure that you can continue to operate safely and effectively and we will continue to keep you informed of the latest developments.

For more information

Josiane Massiéra
Resource Management
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Moncton, New Brunswick
Jérôme Beaulieu
Resource Management
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec, Quebec
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