2019 herring fishery – Little Hope herring gillnet fishery


The Little Hope herring gillnet fishery occurs in the spawning areas off Southwest Nova Scotia (SWNS).

Dates of season (subject to change)

The Little Hope fishery operates from August 15 – October 31, 2019.

Total allowable catch

The 2019 total allowable catch (TAC) is 9,700 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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