Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.E.I. Area Conservation and Protection

Reminder to Fishers

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Conservation and Protection would like to remind all lobster fishers in lobster fishing areas 24, 25 and 26a of the following license condition;

All lobster shall be measured immediately after removal from the trap. If the length of the lobster is less than the minimum length specified by the regulations for the lobster fishing area authorized by this licence or it is a female lobster of a length (LFA 24- 115mm or greater, LFA 25- 115mm or greater, LFA 26a- 115mm but not more than 129mm), it shall be returned to the water immediately in a manner that causes it the least harm.

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is committed to the sustainability of all fisheries including the lobster fishery and will be strictly enforcing the condition to return all undersize lobster, female lobster with eggs attached and window lobster to the water immediately after removal from the trap. For any questions involving this or any other license condition please contact your local fishery officer.
PEI Conservation and Protection Offices:

Alberton -902-853-2297
Summerside – 902-888-4001
Charlottetown- 902-566-7775
Souris- 902-687-2019