2018 Red crab fishery - NAFO divisions 4WX and 5Z

The Maritimes Region red crab fishery occurs along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia into the Bay of Fundy, in the areas that correspond to subdivisions 4WX and 5Z of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO).

Dates of season (subject to change)

The red crab fishery operates year round, from January 1st to December 31st.

Total allowable catch (TAC)

The 2018 TAC for the red crab fishery is 300 tonnes. 

Management measures

The details on management measures for the 2018 red crab fishery are included within the conditions of licence.
Please contact your regional DFO office for more information:

902-407-8153 /  DFO.MARFisheriesManagement-GestiondespechesMAR.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Single or multi-year planning

The information provided is applicable to the 2018 fishery only.

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