Annexes I to VII

Table of Contents

Annex I (Section 16) - Key Licences

  1. Newfoundland Region
    Key licences are groundfish (active), capelin, lobster, snow crab, scallop, shrimp, all species using purse seine, and, on the Labrador coast, salmon and char.
  2. Maritimes Region - Scotia-Fundy Sector
    Key licences are herring purse seine, groundfish other than handline, scallop, category A lobster, bluefin tuna, snow crab, swordfish longline, shrimp trawl.
  3. Maritimes Region - Gulf Sector
    For Bonafide fishers (as defined under pre-1996 Policy)
    Key licences are snow crab, category A lobster, groundfish other than handline, scallop, bluefin tuna and herring.
    For non-Bonafide fishers
    Key licences are shrimp, snow crab, category A lobster, groundfish ITQ only.
  4. Laurentian Region
    Key licences are shrimp, snow crab, lobster, groundfish other than handline, scallop, herring and, on the Lower North Shore, capelin.

Annex II - Fisheries Deemed Either Vessel-Based or Non-Vessel Based

  1. Vessel-based fisheries
    • Billfish
    • Mackerel
    • Shark
    • Capelin
    • Clam (Mechanical gear)
    • Shrimp
    • Crab
    • Periwinkle
    • Silverside
    • Groundfish
    • Salmon/Char
    • Squid
    • Hagfish
    • Scallop
    • Swordfish
    • Herring
    • Sea Cucumber
    • Tuna
    • Lobster
    • Sea Urchin
    • Whelk
  1. Non-vessel based fisheries
    • Alewives
    • Gaspereau
    • Oysters
    • Bass
    • Herring Weir
    • Seal
    • Clam (Hand tools)
    • Marine Plants
    • Shad
    • Eel
    • Mussels
    • Smelt

Any species not listed above are deemed non vessel-based fisheries.

Annex III - Limited Entry Fisheries

REGIONS

SPECIES LAURENTIAN NFLD MARITIMES
Scotia-Fundy
MARITIMES
Gulf
Bass (striped) P N/A X X
Clams 1 1 1 X
Eel P X X X
Gaspereau P N/A X 2
Mackerel 3 2 4 5
Marine Plants X X 2 X
Mussels 4 NL 6 1
Oysters N/A NL OA 3
Seal 5 4 5 7
Silverside N/A N/A N/A 6
Smelt P X X X
Squid 2 3 3 4

FOOTNOTE NUMBER - Number denotes specific limited entry requirements described in the next pages

OA - Open Access
N/A - Not Applicable to Area
P - Provincial Administration
X - Limited Entry
NL - No Licence Currently Required

Annex IV - Footnotes

LAURENTIAN

  1. Clams: No licence required for soft-shell clam except for mechanical and hydraulic harvesters where each application is ruled on separately. Limited entry for other clam species.
  2. Squid: Open access under 19.8m (65') LOA , except for trap licences, providing applicant is head of a core enterprise and is licensed for same gear type e.g. groundfish otter trawl may be licensed for squid otter trawl. Licences available for all groundfish licence holders operating vessels 19.7m (65') LOA or greater.
  3. Mackerel: Limited entry except for fixed gear licences which may be issued to any head of core enterprises who holds a herring fixed gear licence for a vessel less than 15.2m (50') LOA and handline licences which may be issued to any head of a core enterprise.
  4. Mussels: No licence required except for mechanical and hydraulic harvesters where each application is ruled on separately.
  5. Seals: Licences issued as per chapter 6 of this document.

NEWFOUNDLAND

  1. Clams: No licence required for soft-shell clam except for mechanical and hydraulic harvesters where each application is ruled on separately. Limited entry for other clam species.
  2. Mackerel: Purse seine is limited entry; fixed gear licences are available to any head of a core enterprise.
  3. Squid: Limited entry for inshore mobile gear licences. Trap or jigger licences available to heads of a core enterprise who have a vessel less than 19.8m (65') LOA registered. Licences available for all groundfish licence holders operating vessels 19.7m (65') LOA or greater.
  4. Seals: Licences issued as per chapter 6 of this document.

MARITIMES - Scotia-Fundy Sector

  1. Clams: Open access for soft-shell clam except for mechanical and hydraulic harvesters where each application is ruled on separately. Limited entry for other clam species.
  2. Marine Plants: Drag rakes are Limited entry; hand raking is open access.
  3. Squid: Open access under 19.8m (65') LOA , except for trap licences, providing applicant is head of a core enterprise and is licensed for same gear type e.g. groundfish otter trawl may be licensed for squid otter trawl. Licences available for all groundfish licence holders operating vessels 19.7m (65') LOA or greater.
  4. Mackerel: Limited entry except for fixed gear licences which can be issued to any head of a core enterprise.
  5. Seal: Licences issued as per chapter 6 of this document.
  6. Mussels: Open access for hand harvesting only. Limited entry for other gear.

MARITIMES - Gulf Sector

  1. Mussels: Limited entry except licences to fish by hand or with hand held tools which are available to residents of the Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI Administrative Areas of the Gulf Sector who do not have full-time employment.
  2. Gaspereau: New licences may be issued to heads of core enterprises using vessels less than 15.2 m (50") LOA who are resident of the Nova Scotia Administrative Area of the Gulf Sector. New dip net licences may be issued to residents of this Administrative Area. However, new licences may not be issued for:
    1. Pictou Harbour or coastal waters from Broad Cove March to Cape North;
    2. Margaree Harbour or Margaree River.
  3. Oyster: Limited entry except in the Nova Scotia Administrative Area of the Gulf sector, where commercial oyster licences are available to persons who are resident of this Administrative Area and who hold a commercial licence for another species valid for the Gulf Nova Scotia waters, or for 1996 only, to persons who held an oyster licence for this Administrative Area in either 1993 or 1994.
  4. Squid: Open access under 19.8m (65') LOA , except for trap licences, providing applicant is head of a core enterprise and is licensed for same gear type e.g. groundfish otter trawl may be licensed for squid otter trawl. Licences available for all groundfish licence holders operating vessels 19.7m (65') LOA or greater.
  5. Mackerel: Limited entry except for fixed gear licences which may be issued to any head of core enterprises who holds a herring fixed gear licence for a vessel less than 15.2m (50') LOA and handline licences which may be issued to any head of a core enterprise.
  6. Silverside: New licences may be issued to head of core enterprise.
  7. Seal: Licences issued as per chapter 6 of this document.

Annex V - Appeal Committee Structure

FIRST LEVEL

REGION

(1) Committee Composition

Senior DFO Staff

(2) Reports to:

Regional Director General

SECOND LEVEL

ATLANTIC FISHERIES LICENCE APPEAL BOARD

(1) Committee Composition

1 Chairperson and up to six persons from each of the 3 Regions appointed by the Minister

1 Departmental Officer

(non-voting)

(2) Reports to:

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Annex VI - (Section 24) - Equivalent Cubic Number

LENGTH CUBIC NUMBER MAXIMUM CUBIC NO.
METERS FEET CU.METERS CU.FEET CU.METERS CU.FEET
6.1 20 71
6.4 21 71
6.7 22 71
7.0 23 71
7.3 24 71
7.6 25 71
7.9 26 71
2.1 27 71
8.5 28 71
8.8 29 71
9.1 30 71
9.4 31 71
9.8 32 71
10.0 33 71
10.4 34 71
10.7 35 71 2,500 71 2,500
11.0 36 73 2,578
11.3 37 76 2,684
11.6 38 79 2,790
11.9 39 83 2,931
12.2 40 87 3,072
12.5 41 92 3,249
12.8 42 97 3,426
13.1 43 102 3,602
13.4 44 108 3,814
13.7 45 114 4,026 170 6,004
14.0 46 122 4,309
14.3 47 132 4,662
14.6 48 141 4,980
14.9 49 150 5,298
15.2 50 161 5,686
15.5 51 171 6,040
15.8 52 182 6,428
16.1 53 194 6,852
16.5 54 205 7,241
16.8 55 218 7,700 330 11,655
17.1 56 232 8,194
17.4 57 245 8,653
17.7 58 260 9,183
18.0 59 280 9,890
18.3 60 300 10,596
18.6 61 325 11,479
18.9 62 350 12,362
19.2 63 370 13,068
19.5 64 400 14,128
19.8 65 425 15,011 600 21,192

Annex VII - List of Inshore Licences Held by Corporations since 1978

REVISION: February 1996

I. NEWFOUNDLAND REGION

SPECIES COMPANY VESSEL NAME VESSEL LOA
Crab Fishery Products Int. Ltd. MARGARET R 61'
Crab Fishery Products Int. Ltd. SILVER JUBILEE 60'
Crab Fishery Products Int. Ltd. EDWIN & CHARLES 58'
Crab Fishery Products Int. Ltd. EASTERN RUN 55'
Crab Fishery Products Int. Ltd. ROSE VENTURE 53'
Groundfish Billard Fisheries LADY MOOD 60'
Groundfish Eric King Fisheries AVALON VENTURE 64'

II. MARITIMES REGION - SCOTIA-FUNDY SECTOR

SPECIES COMPANY VESSEL NAME VESSEL LOA
Groundfish Claredon S. Nickerson Ltd. PORTUGUESE LADY 44'
Groundfish Clearwater Atlantic Seafoods ATLANTIC TREASURE 64'
Groundfish Clearwater Atlantic Seafoods HELEN M. CADEGAN 64'
Groundfish Clearwater Atlantic Seafoods DON CADEGAN 64'
Groundfish Clearwater Atlantic Seafoods POSEIDON PRINCESS 64'
Groundfish, scallop, squid D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. CHERYL D. 64'
Groundfish, squid D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. MILDRED D. II 60'
Groundfish D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. BRIER DAWN 44'
Groundfish D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. FISHLINER 61'
Groundfish, scallop D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. BRIER VENTURE 61'
Groundfish D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. DANIEL B. 44'
Groundfish D.B. Kenney Fisheries Ltd. BAY SHORE LADY 61'
Groundfish D&R Denton Fisheries Ltd. CHARLOTTE LOUISE II 64'
Groundfish, swordfish G.M. Newell Co. Ltd. G.T.P. 52'
Groundfish, swordfish G.M. Newell Co. Ltd. MELODY ROSE III 49'
Lobster G.M. Newell Co. Ltd. 23A1834 28'
Groundfish Harlen D. Ltd. ADMIRAL DIGBY 60'
Groundfish, scallop Inshore Fisheries Ltd. CARMELLE NO. 4 64'
Groundfish, swordfish Inshore Fisheries Ltd. CARMELLE NO. 2 61'
Groundfish, swordfish Inshore Fisheries Ltd. CARMELLE NO. 3 59'
Groundfish, swordfish Inshore Fisheries Ltd. CARMELLE NO. 1 63'
Groundfish, scallop Keith O. Raymond Ltd. JUSTIN M. 64'
Groundfish, scallop Lakeside Fisheries Ltd. LAKESIDE NO. 2 54'
Groundfish McClafferty & Frost Fisheries Ltd. ALINE MARINE 55'
Groundfish, scallop M&P Fisheries Ltd AWESOME II 64'
Groundfish, swordfish National Sea Products Ltd. KATHERINE CHARLES R. 50'
Groundfish, swordfish National Sea Products Ltd. (banked) --
Groundfish, swordfish National Sea Products Ltd. CATHERINE ALESHA 44'
Groundfish, swordfish National Sea Products Ltd. JACQUELINE R. 50'
Groundfish, swordfish National Sea Products Ltd. WHITE CAP III 60'
Groundfish Setting Sea Limited SETTING SEA II 64'
Groundfish, squid St. Mary's Bay Fisheries WHISTLING SEA 64'
Herring Turpentine Seiners Ltd. LISA ANNE 64'
Groundfish, scallop Walker Fisheries Ltd. SCOTIA HARVESTER 64'
Groundfish Walker Fisheries Ltd. SCOTIA PROVIDER 64'
Groundfish, swordfish Wedgeport Canners Ltd. CINDAL 60'

III. MARITIMES REGION - GULF SECTOR

SPECIES COMPANY VESSEL NAME VESSEL LOA
Groundfish, snow crab Produits Belle-Baie Ltée WINDJAMMER 59'
Groundfish, snow crab Pêcheries Jimmy L. Ltée JIMMY L II 64'

IV. LAURENTIAN REGION

SPECIES COMPANY VESSEL NAME VESSEL LOA
Herring, crab Gagnon et Fils Ltée/ MALBAY STAR 59'
Groundfish Lelièvre, Lelièvre et Lemoignan GASPÉ NORD 60'
Groundfish, herring, welk & crab Lucien Doucet et Fils LE BICOIS 42'
Groundfish Poisson Salé Gaspésien Ltée SIMDAN 56'
Groundfish Poisson Salé Gaspésien Ltée ST-MAL0 NO. 2 61'
Crab Crustacés de Gaspé BOREAL II 61'
Crab, herring Crustacés de Gaspé BOREAL I 61'
Crab, herring Crustacés de Gaspé L'OISEAU BLEU 61'