2022 herring fishery (Maritimes Region) - 4WX Southwest Nova Scotia / Bay of Fundy spawning component
The 4WX herring fishery occurs in the spawning areas off Southwest Nova Scotia (SWNS), including the Bay of Fundy.
Dates of season (subject to change)
The current herring fishery operates from January 1 to December 31, 2022.
Total allowable catch
The 2022 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) is 23,450 tonnes.
- Mid Water Trawl: 188 t
- Purse Seine: 18,610 t
- Fixed Gear: 4,652 t
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 2022 fishery only.
Links to other information
Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat
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