Scallop Fishing Area 29 west

The Scallop Fishing Area 29 West (SFA 29 West) scallop fishery occurs off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia from 65° 30′ west to 43° 40′ north.

Dates of season (Subject to change)

The 2018 SFA 29 West fishery operates from June 25 – August 31, 2018.

Total Allowable Catch

The total allowable catch has been set at 130 tonnes for the 2018 fishery with the following quotas for subareas A-E:

  • A: 10 tonnes
  • B: 0 tonnes
  • C: 50 tonnes
  • D: 50 tonnes
  • E: 20 tonnes

Management Measures

The 2018 SFA 29 West scallop fishery is managed through the current conservation harvesting plan. Additional information about the SFA 29 West scallop fishery can be found in the current inshore scallop integrated fisheries management plan.

Please contact your regional DFO office for more information:

Email address:

Phone: 902-407-8153

Single or Multi-year Planning

The planning cycle for SFA 29W scallop fishery is annual.

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