Quebec region

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Quebec region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
François Bélanger (Percé) Possession of snow crabs with a width of less than 95 mm and female snow crab Snow crab $2,750 and forfeiture of snow crab 2020-07-16
Pierre Luc Collin (Cap d’Espoir) Possession of snow crabs with a width of less than 95 mm Snow crab $1,375 and forfeiture of snow crab 2020-07-16
Ghislain Guy Desbois (Cap d’Espoir) Having fished Atlantic halibut in the closed prescription portion (due to high cod bycatch) of subarea 4T3a Atlantic Halibut $1,000 and forfeiture of $5,289.56 for the sale of the seized fish 2020-07-16
Nicol Desbois (Grande-Rivière) Possession of snow crabs with a width of less than 95 mm Snow crab $1,025 and forfeiture of snow crab 2020-07-16
Richard Desbois (Cap d’Espoir) Possession of snow crabs less than 95 mm in width and female snow crab Snow crab $2,650 and forfeiture of snow crab 2020-07-16
Mathieu Girard (Gaspé) Possession of snow crabs with a width of less than 95 mm Snow crab $4,000 2020-07-16
Raoul Mercier (Sainte-Thérèse) Failing to provide, to the extent possible, all necessary assistance to an at-sea observer, by failing to provide a suitable working area, information and records or other documents and lodging or covering Snow crab $1,500 and an order prohibiting the operation or the participation in commercial fishing activities or being present on a fishing vessel on a commercial fishing expedition for a period of five years 2020-07-15
Guillaume Girard (Port-Cartier) Illegally taking and keeping clams in an area closed by prescription, at the time of harvesting, for reasons of contamination Soft-shell clam $300 2020-06-22
Dave Vibert (Sept-Îles) Failure to comply with a condition of licence - non-conforming (floating) rope Snow crab $1,000 2020-06-22
Guy Laflamme (Rivière-au-Renard) Cutting off and retaining a portion of the tail fin of a shark during a commercial Atlantic halibut fishing expedition Shark $1,500 and confiscation of the shark's tail fin 2020-06-18
Stéphane Poulin (Port-Menier) Fishing lobster during prohibited periods, exceeding the authorized catch limit, fishing with a non-functional VMS, failing to maintain a true record of fishing activities and leaving gear unattended for more than 72 hours Lobster $10,331 2020-06-18
Stéphane Poulin (Port-Menier) Possession of female lobsters carrying eggs Lobster $1,600 2020-06-18
David Labrie (Sainte-Anne-des-Monts) Having failed to complete his logbook before arriving at the wharf and having failed to make a call regarding his return to the wharf for a reason other than a landing Snow crab $1,500 2020-06-03
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