March 11, 2015: Notice to fish harvesters:
DFO advises that both the Commercial fishery and Personal Use fishery for Harp seals and Hooded seals will close in all areas to all Seal harvesters and all fleets based in Newfoundland and Labrador at 2000 hours, Sunday, March 15, 2015. This is the annual closure to allow time for Seal whelping and nursing.
Re-opening dates for the 2015 season for these Seal fisheries, in both the
Gulf and on the Front, will be announced at a later date.
FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
Issued: March 10, 2015
For all other inquiries, contact:
Tel. (709) 772-0695