Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Assoc.

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NOTICE OF FISHERIES CLOSURES:

PRESENCE OF NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALES Moncton, NB – October 17, 2019 –

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). As per the Dynamic fisheries management protocol, the following grids will be closed October 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ADT

DFO is providing a 92 hours advanced notice of a fishery closure. All non-tended gear must be removed from the closed area before the time of closure.