2021 herring fishery (Maritimes Region) – 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 to October 31, 2021.

Total allowable catch

The 2021 total allowable catch (TAC) is 8,622 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:
(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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