Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) – Gulf Region is providing a notice of new temporary fisheries closures of a fishing area due to the presence of North Atlantic Right Whales (NARW). 

Due to the dynamic protocol adjacent to New Brunswick and Québec, grid GY43 will be closed on May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT): 

DFO is providing a 72 hours advanced notice of a fishery closure and extending the delay of closure by 24 hours due to the predicted high winds. All gear must be removed from the closed area before the time of closure.