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DFO Notice to Fish Harvesters

Gulf and Quebec Regions

2022-23 INTERIM TAC FOR WINTER FLOUNDER IN GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE NORTHWEST ATLANTIC FISHERIES ORGANIZATION (NAFO) DIVISION 4T

Moncton, Quebec - May 11, 2022 - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) today announces an interim Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for winter flounder in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence (Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Division 4T).

An interim (TAC) of 90 t for winter flounder will be authorized and allocated in accordance with established fleet sector allocations. Once a decision on the 2022-23 TAC is confirmed for this fishery, final fleet allocations will be provided.

Until an official TAC is announced and the 2022-23 Conservation Harvesting Plan (CHP) is published, the 2021-22 CHP will remain in effect.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Daniel Lapierre

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

Steve Trottier

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