2019 herring fishery – Eastern Shore herring gillnet fishery


The Eastern Shore herring gillnet fishery occurs in the spawning areas off eastern Nova Scotia.

Dates of season (subject to change)

The Eastern Shore fishery operates from September 15 – December 31, 2019.

Total allowable catch

The 2019 total allowable catch (TAC) is 4,600 tonnes.

Management measures

The Atlantic herring fisheries are managed under the Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP) and the Canadian Atlantic Herring SWNS Rebuilding Plan.

Please contact your regional DFO office for more information:

Telephone: 902-407-8153
Email: DFO.MARFisheriesManagement-GestiondespechesMAR.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Single or multi-year planning

The information provided is applicable to the 2019 fishery only.

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