2021 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 to December 31, 2021.

Total allowable catch

The 2021 total allowable catch (TAC) is 6,649 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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