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2022 herring fishery (Maritimes Region) – Offshore Scotian Shelf (Outer Banks) spawning component

The Offshore Scotian Shelf (Outer Banks) herring fishery occurs in an area east of the Baccaro Point line and outside the 25 mile closure area along the coast of Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 20.

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 8,000 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 /

Single or multi-year planning

The information provided is applicable to the 2022 fishery only.

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