Gulf Region

Notice to Fish Harvesters


Charlottetown, PE April 24, 2020 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Gulf Region wishes to advise the PEI commercial gaspereau fishery will open from May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Weekend closures will be in effect each weekend from Friday at 10:00 am until Sunday at 6:00 pm.

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.

Visit our website to find out more:


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

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