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Fishery Notice

ABORIGINAL - General Information
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Intertidal
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Clam - Razor
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Geoduck and Horseclam
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Oyster
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Scallop by Dive
COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Scallop by Trawl
General Information
Sanitary/Other Contamination Closures
FN1211-SANITARY - Bivalve Shellfish: Sanitary Closure - Area 14

Effective December 26, 2012 is a harvest prohibition for all bivalve shellfish 
in Baynes Sound, Section A within Subareas 14-8, 14-11 and 14-15, as per the 
Baynes Sound Conditional Management Plan.

The following area is now closed due to excessive rainfall at the monitoring 
station for Section A:

Baynes Sound Conditional Management Plan Section A: Closure 14.22A

The waters and intertidal foreshore of Baynes Sound inside a line commencing at 
a point on the Vancouver Island shore at the end of the access road at the log 
sort north of Union Point at 49° 36.01' north latitude and 124° 53.41' west 
longitude, thence easterly seaward to 49° 36.01' north latitude and 124° 52.72' 
west longitude, thence southeasterly to a point mid-channel at 49° 33.31' north 
latitude and 124° 51.72' west longitude (off Denman Point), thence 
southeasterly to a point off Base Flats at 49° 31.54' north latitude and 124° 
49.71' west longitude, thence southwesterly to a point on land at 49° 31.34' 
north latitude and 124° 50.25' west longitude. (NAD 83).

Detailed bivalve shellfish closure information and maps are available at our 

and at local DFO offices.

For more information contact a local DFO office or Elysha Gordon at 250-756-

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1211
Sent December 27, 2012 at 0936