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2023 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, 2023.

Total allowable catch

The 2023 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) is 21,000 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:

Single or multi-year planning

The information provided is applicable to the 2023 fishery only.

Links to other information

Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat

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