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2022 Scotian Shelf shrimp (Shrimp Fishing Areas 13, 14, 15 and 16) - Maritimes Region


Shrimp Fishing Areas (SFA) 13, 14, 15, and 16 are located in the DFO Maritimes Region in Nova Scotia from Cape North, Cape Breton to the Bay of Fundy.


Northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis)

Dates of season

Shrimp fishing in SFA 13, 14, 15 and 16 is open year round, from January 1st to December 31st.

Total Allowable Catch (TAC) and sharing arrangements

The 2022 TAC for SFA 13, 14, and 15 is 2,300 tonnes (t). The TAC is allocated in accordance with the established fleet shares:

Management measures

Scotian Shelf shrimp fisheries are managed under the Integrated Fisheries Management Plan for Shrimp (Pandalus borealis) – Scotian Shelf – As of 2013.

Links to other information

Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat

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