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Notice to Fish Harvesters

September 8, 2020

EKME: 4192275


Charlottetown, PE September 1, 2020 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Gulf Region wishes to advise industry, that the fishery for silversides in Prince Edward Island will open on Thursday, October 1, 2020 until Thursday, December 31, 2020.

All other management measures will remain the same for the 2020 season.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - Information for industry

Canadian fisheries and aquaculture sectors provide the world with sustainably-sourced, high quality, high value, fish and seafood.
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard is committed to supporting our fisheries and aquaculture industry during these difficult times. The Government of Canada is taking the necessary steps to ensure that you can continue to operate safely and effectively and we will continue to keep you informed of the latest developments.

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Kim Hill
Resource Management Officer Fisheries and Oceans Canada Charlottetown, PE 902-566-7933

Ben Moore
A/ Chief Resource Management Fisheries and Oceans Canada Charlottetown, PE 902-370-7094