2021 offshore Jonah crab (Maritimes Region) – Lobster Fishing Area 41

The offshore Jonah crab fishery occurs in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 41, as defined within the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 (Schedule XIII).

Dates of season (subject to change)

The offshore Jonah crab fishery operates year round, from January 1 to December 31.

Total allowable catch (TACs)

The 2021 TAC for offshore Jonah crab is 270 t.

Management measures

Offshore Jonah crab is managed under the Offshore lobster and Jonah crab Integrated Fisheries Management 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 2021 fishery only.

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