2020 herring fishery (Maritimes Region) – Eastern Shore herring gillnet fishery
The Eastern Shore herring gillnet fishery occurs in the spawning areas off Eastern Nova Scotia (ENS).
Dates of season (subject to change)
The Eastern Shore fishery operates from September 15, 2020 – December 31, 2020.
Total allowable catch
The 2020 total allowable catch (TAC) is 7,303 tonnes.
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:
(902) 407-8153 / DFO.MARFisheriesManagement-GestiondespechesMAR.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Single or multi-year planning
The information provided is applicable to the 2020 fishery only.
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