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 Trawl
General Information
RECREATIONAL - Shellfish
Sanitary/Other Contamination Closures
Subject:
FN1368-SANITARY - Bivalve Shellfish: Sanitary Closure - Area 14 - Area reopen Section 14.22A


Effective December 21, 2015 the harvest prohibition is lifted for 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 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 range marker located at the end of 
Amber Way Road at 49° 37.40' north latitude and 124° 54.51' west longitude, 
thence northeasterly to a point in water at 49°37.72' north latitude and 124°
54.07' west longitude, thence southeasterly to a point in water at 49° 36.01' 
north latitude and 124° 52.72' west longitude, thence southeasterly to a point 
in water mid-channel at 49° 33.31' north latitude and 124° 51.72' west 
longitude (off Denman Point), thence southeasterly to a point in water off Base 
Flat 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 excluding all contamination closures (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 - FN1368
Sent December 21, 2015 at 1505