2018 Sea Cucumber (Southwest New Brunswick)

The Sea Cucumber fishery in Southwest New Brunswick occurs in two separate fishing zones:

Zone 1 (“The Passages”):

A small, rectangular area at the mouth of Passamaquoddy Bay.

Zone 2 (“Outside Passages”):

An area along the coast, outside of the bay and around Campobello Island.

Dates of season (subject to change)

The 2018 Sea Cucumber fishery in Southwest New Brunswick operates from January 9th - March 31st.

Total Allowable Catches

Zone 1: 1,010t 
Zone 2: 360t

The TACs have been stable for both Zone 1 and 2 since 2006, and are based on historical landings.

Management measures

Please contact your regional DFO office for more information:

(902) 407-8153 / DFO.MAR-FM-GP.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Single or multi-year planning

The information provided is applicable to the 2018 fishery only.

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