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Fishery Notice

Category(s):
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
RECREATIONAL - Shellfish
Sanitary/Other Contamination Closures
Subject:
FN1216-SANITARY - Bivalve Shellfish: Sanitary Closure - Area 14.22A - Area reopen


Effective December 31, 2012 the harvest prohibition is lifted for bivalve 
shellfish in Baynes Sound, Section A (Sanitary Closure 14.22A), within Subareas 
14-8, 14-11 AND 14-15, as per the Baynes Sound Conditional Management Plan.

The following area is now in open status:

Baynes Sound Conditional Management Plan Section A

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 
website: 

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/psp

and at local DFO offices.

For more information contact a local DFO office or Elysha Gordon at 250-756-
7192.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1216
Sent December 31, 2012 at 0954