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DFO Notice to Fish Harvesters

Gulf, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador and Maritimes Regions

2022-23 INTERIM TAC FOR ATLANTIC HALIBUT AND GREENLAND HALIBUT IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE

Moncton, Quebec, St. John’s and Halifax May 11, 2022 The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today announces an interim Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for the Atlantic halibut and Greenland halibut fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Divisions 4RST.

4RST Atlantic halibut

An interim TAC of 858 t for Atlantic halibut is established and allocated in accordance with established fleet shares. Once a decision on the 2022-23 TAC is confirmed for this fishery, final fleet allocations will be provided.

4RST Greenland Halibut

An interim TAC of 1,519 t for Greenland halibut is established and allocated in accordance with established fleet shares. Once a decision on the 2022-23 TAC is confirmed for this fishery, final allocations will be provided.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Daniel Lapierre

Senior Regional Advisor Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton, NB
506-962-7286

Shelley Dwyer

Senior Regional Advisor Fisheries and Oceans CanadaSt. John’s, NL
709-728-8940

Steve Trottier

Senior Regional Advisor Fisheries and Oceans Canada Québec, QC
418-648-4946

Penny Doherty

Senior Regional Advisor Fisheries and Oceans Canada Dartmouth, NS 902-402-5508