Decisions for Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic - 2016

Fisheries decisions in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic include fisheries off the coast of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island and Quebec, within Canada’s 200-mile limit.

Visit the Fisheries Openings and Closures page for ongoing fisheries management updates including variation orders and prohibition orders. The commercial fisheries section of the site also contains important information about fisheries management, including access and allocation to resources within Canada’s fisheries.

Select a Species Category

Shellfish and Invertebrates

  • Clam
  • Crab (Jonah)
  • Crab (Rock)
  • Crab (Snow)
  • Crab (Toad)
  • Lobster
  • Marine Worm
  • Scallop
  • Sea Cucumber
  • Sea urchin
  • Shrimp
  • Surf Clam
  • Surf Clam (Stimpson)
  • Whelk


Marine Mammals

2016 Decisions

Atlantic Halibut

Crab (Snow)

Groundfish (including Cod)






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