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Soft-Shell Crab Closures - Inshore

DFO advises that, in accordance with the soft shell-crab protocol, the following grids are closed to fishing snow crab as of midnight on the dates referenced below due to a high incidence of soft-shell crab. As such, all crab pots must be removed from these grids.


2020 Soft-Shell Crab Closures - Inshore
NAFO Division Crab Fishing Area Grid quadrant Closure Date
2J   D 24 July 29, 2023
3K 3D AH 33-C July 27, 2023
3K 3C AI 30-C July 20, 2023
4R 12G P 26-C June 24, 2023
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