Decisions for Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic - 2020

Fisheries decisions in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic include fisheries off the coast of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island and Quebec, within Canada’s 200-mile limit.

Visit the Fishery openings and closures page for ongoing fisheries management updates including variation orders and prohibition orders. The Commercial fisheries section of the site also contains important information about fisheries management, including access and allocation to resources within Canada’s fisheries.

Select a Species Category

Shellfish and Invertebrates


  • Atlantic Cod
  • Atlantic Halibut
  • Atlantic Salmon
  • Bluefin Tuna
  • Capelin
  • Halibut
  • Groundfish
  • Hagfish
  • Herring
  • Lumpfish
  • Mackerel
  • Redfish
  • Swordfish
  • Trout
  • Yellowtail Flounder

Marine Mammals

  • Seal

2020 Decisions



Jonah crab



Sea Cucumber

Surf Clam