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Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting Upper North Shore

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, wants to inform the Upper North Shore population that the harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to toxicity, in accordance with the prohibition order mentioned below, and pursuant to subsection 3(1) of the Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations, in the following shellfish area:

Prohibition Order(s) No.2014Q-T-055


Upper North-Shore :
Iles Penchees (N-02.2)
From Pointe a Georges-Morneau to a point in front of ilets Boises.

If you want to get the latest information concerning shellfish harvesting, please dial one of the following phone numbers:


CHARLEVOIX, NORTH SHORE AND ANTICOSTI   LOWER ST-LAWRENCE AND GASPE
ISLAND                                  PENINSULA
From Ile-aux-Coudres 1-800- 463-8558    From Saint-Roch-
to Baie-Trinite                         des-Aulnaies to
                                        Cap Gaspe         1-800- 463-0607
From Baie-Trinite to 1-800- 463-1736    From Cap Gaspe to
Blanc-Sablon                            the Matapedia
                                        River             1-800- 463-4204
MAGDALEN ISLANDS     418-986-3882

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Contacts:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec Region
418-648-5474

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