Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 (SOR/86-21)

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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

SOR/86-21

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 1985-12-19

Regulations Respecting the Management and Allocation of Fishery Resources on the Atlantic Coast of Canada

P.C. 1985-3662 1985-12-19

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to sections 8, 34Footnote *, 34.3Footnote **, 51Footnote *** and 69Footnote **** of the Fisheries Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the Atlantic Coast Marine Plant Regulations, C.R.C., c. 805; the Atlantic Crab Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 806; the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 807; the Atlantic Fishing Registration and Licensing Regulations, C.R.C., c. 808; the Atlantic Herring Fishery Regulations made by P.C. 1983-23 of 13 January, 1983Footnote *****; the Fishing Gear Marking Regulations, C.R.C., c. 813; and the Lobster Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 817, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting the management and allocation of fishery resources on the Atlantic coast of Canada, in substitution therefor, effective January 8, 1986.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985.

Interpretation

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Act

    Act means the Fisheries Act; (Loi)

    Capelin Fishing Area

    Capelin Fishing Area means a Capelin Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule IV; (zone de pêche du capelan)

    Class A vessel

    Class A vessel[Repealed, SOR/88-141, s. 1]

    Class A-1 vessel

    Class A-1 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class A-2 vessel

    Class A-2 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class B vessel

    Class B vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class C vessel

    Class C vessel[Repealed, SOR/88-141, s. 1]

    Class C-1 vessel

    Class C-1 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class C-2 vessel

    Class C-2 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class D vessel

    Class D vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class E vessel

    Class E vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class F vessel

    Class F vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class G vessel

    Class G vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class H vessel

    Class H vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class I vessel

    Class I vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class J vessel

    Class J vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class K vessel

    Class K vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class L vessel

    Class L vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class M vessel

    Class M vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class N vessel

    Class N vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class O vessel

    Class O vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class P vessel

    Class P vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Q vessel

    Class Q vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class R vessel

    Class R vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class S vessel

    Class S vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-1 vessel

    Class Sc-1 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-2 vessel

    Class Sc-2 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-3 vessel

    Class Sc-3 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-4 vessel

    Class Sc-4 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-5 vessel

    Class Sc-5 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-6 vessel

    Class Sc-6 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-7 vessel

    Class Sc-7 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-8 vessel

    Class Sc-8 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class Sc-9 vessel

    Class Sc-9 vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class T vessel

    Class T vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class U vessel

    Class U vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    Class V vessel

    Class V vessel[Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 1]

    cod-end

    cod-end means a bag-like extension that is attached to the after end of the belly of an otter trawl and is used to retain the catch; (cul de chalut)

    Convention

    Convention means the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries that was ratified by Canada on November 30, 1978 and came into force on January 1, 1979; (Convention)

    Convention Area

    Convention Area means the waters of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean north of 35°00′ north latitude and west of a line extending due north from 35°00′ north latitude and 42°00′ west longitude to 59°00′ north latitude, thence due west to 44°00′ west longitude, and thence due north to the coast of Greenland, and the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Davis Strait and Baffin Bay south of 78°10′ north latitude; (zone de la Convention)

    Crab Fishing Area

    Crab Fishing Area means a Crab Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XI; (zone de pêche du crabe)

    day

    day means a calendar day; (jour)

    Department

    Department means the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; (ministère)

    dip net

    dip net means a bag-like net that is fixed to a frame to which a handle is attached and is used to catch fish without enmeshing them; (épuisette)

    Division

    Division means a division described in Schedule III; (division)

    drift net

    drift net means a gill net that drifts in the water whether or not it is attached to a vessel and includes a gill net that is not anchored at both ends; (filet dérivant)

    fishing trip

    fishing trip means a voyage that commences at the time a fishing vessel leaves a port to engage in fishing and terminates at the time fish caught during that period are offloaded; (expédition de pêche)

    fixed gear

    fixed gear means fishing gear other than mobile gear, angling gear, a drift net, a crab trap, a lobster trap or a dip net; (engin fixe)

    foreign fishing vessel

    foreign fishing vessel[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 1]

    gill net

    gill net means a net by which fish are caught by being enmeshed but that does not enclose an area of water; (filet maillant)

    groundfish

    groundfish means any species of fish set out in Part II of Schedule I; (poisson de fond)

    Herring Fishing Area

    Herring Fishing Area means a Herring Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule VI; (zone de pêche du hareng)

    hoop net

    hoop net means a box-shaped or funnel-shaped apparatus that is constructed of netting or wire mesh fastened to a hoop or frame and that is used to catch fish without enmeshing them, and includes any fishing gear commonly referred to as a hand bow, hand trap or hand pot; (verveux)

    incidental catch

    incidental catch[Repealed, SOR/94-292, s. 1]

    licence

    licence means a licence authorizing a person to fish for the species of fish specified in the licence, to harvest the species of marine plants specified in the licence or to transport fish as specified in the licence; (permis)

    Lobster Fishing Area

    Lobster Fishing Area means a Lobster Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XIII; (zone de pêche du homard)

    longline

    longline means a line that has a series of fish hooks attached and is used to catch fish but does not include angling gear or hand-lines; (palangre)

    Mackerel Fishing Area

    Mackerel Fishing Area means a Mackerel Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule IX; (zone de pêche du maquereau)

    mesh size

    mesh size means, in respect of netting

    • (a) in a crab trap, the distance measured in a straight line inside the knots forming any one side of a single mesh,

    • (b) in an otter trawl, the average size of any 20 meshes that are measured by inserting into the meshes a flat wedge-shaped gauge having a taper of 2 cm in 8 cm and a thickness of 2.3 mm with a weight of 5 kg attached, and

    • (c) in any other case, the total length of the twine measured along two contiguous sides of a single mesh, including the distance across the knot joining those sides but not including any other knots; (maillage)

    mobile gear

    mobile gear means otter trawls, purse seines and scallop drags; (engin mobile)

    monofilament

    monofilament means a single continuous filament made from polyethylene, polyvinylidene chloride or any similar type of synthetic material that has not been braided or woven; (monofilament)

    observer

    observer[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 1]

    otter trawl

    otter trawl means an otter or other trawl of a similar nature and includes a Danish seine, a Scottish seine and a midwater trawl; (chalut à panneaux)

    overall length

    overall length in relation to a vessel, means the horizontal distance measured between perpendicular lines drawn at the extreme ends of the outside of the main hull of the vessel; (longueur hors tout)

    recreational fishing

    recreational fishing means fishing solely for pleasure or fishing where the fish caught are solely for personal use; (pêche récréative)

    Regional Director-General

    Regional Director-General[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 1]

    registered

    registered means registered with the Department pursuant to section 17.1; (enregistré)

    Salmon Fishing Area

    Salmon Fishing Area means a Salmon Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XXI; (zone de pêche du saumon)

    scallop drag

    scallop drag means a type of scallop fishing gear towed in the sea by a vessel and that consists of a bag-like net of steel meshes and twine meshes, the closed end of the net having attached to it a dumping bar and the open end of the net being attached to a steel rectangular frame, and includes any other similar fishing gear; (drague à pétoncles)

    Scallop Fishing Area

    Scallop Fishing Area means a Scallop Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XV; (zone de pêche du pétoncle)

    seine

    seine means a net that hangs vertically in the water with floats attached at the top of the net and weights attached at the bottom, the ends of which are brought together or hauled ashore, and includes a bar seine, beach seine, drag seine or other similar type of net, but does not include a purse seine; (seine)

    Shrimp Fishing Area

    Shrimp Fishing Area means a Shrimp Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII; (zone de pêche de la crevette)

    square mesh

    square mesh[Repealed, SOR/94-60, s. 1]

    Squid Fishing Area

    Squid Fishing Area means a Squid Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XIX; (zone de pêche du calmar)

    Subarea

    Subarea means a Subarea described in Schedule III; (sous-zone)

    Subdivision

    Subdivision means a Subdivision described in Schedule III; (sous-division)

    trap net

    trap net means a net that is set so as to enclose an area of water into which fish are guided through an opening or openings by one or more leaders; (filet-piège or trappe en filet)

    weir

    weir means an apparatus that

    • (a) is constructed of stakes attached to the seabed and held together with one or more sets of ribands,

    • (b) is surrounded by brush, twine or wire netting, and

    • (c) consists of one or more holding compartments or pounds into which fish are guided by one or more leaders. (bordigue)

  • (2) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish or marine plants by its common name as set out in an item of Schedule I shall be construed as a reference to the species or group of species whose scientific name is set out in that item.

  • (3) A reference in these Regulations to the weight of fish shall be construed as a reference to the weight of the fish in a completely unprocessed state.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/91-357, s. 1]

  • (5) and (6) [Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 1]

  • (7) A reference in these Regulations to a vessel class means a vessel class identified in a licence or vessel registration card as one of vessel classes A1 to A3000, B1 to B220, C1 to C6000, D1 to D220, E to S, Sc-1 to Sc-9 and T to Z.

  • (8) In these Regulations, all geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) are expressed in the North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) geodetic reference system.

  • (9) In these Regulations, the lines connecting points or coordinates are rhumb lines, unless stated otherwise.

  • SOR/86-1000, s. 1;
  • SOR/87-468, s. 1;
  • SOR/87-672, s. 1;
  • SOR/88-141, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-203, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-584, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-76, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-357, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-498, s. 1;
  • SOR/92-348, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-61, ss. 1, 50(F), 51(F);
  • SOR/94-60, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-292, s. 1;
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 6;
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 1.

Application

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), these Regulations apply to the management and control of the species of fish set out in Schedule I and found in or taken from

    • (a) the Convention Area;

    • (b) the tidal waters of the Provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec;

    • (c) the waters of Ungava Bay; and

    • (d) the waters of Hudson Strait lying east of 70°00′ west longitude.

  • (2) Where no species of fish is referred to in a provision of Part IV or XI, that provision applies in respect of any species of fish, whether or not that species is set out in Schedule I.

  • (2.1) Subject to paragraph (3)(c), these Regulations apply to the management and control of the harvesting of marine plants in the Atlantic coastal waters of Canada.

  • (3) These Regulations do not apply to

    • (a) a foreign fishing vessel or a person fishing on board such a vessel, except where the vessel is used for recreational fishing in Canadian fisheries waters;

    • (b) fishing for anadromous or catadromous fish in tidal waters of Quebec as defined in the Quebec Fishery Regulations;

    • (c) manual harvesting of dulse or harvesting of other marine plants that have become detached from the bottom;

    • (d) angling for salmon; or

    • (e) the taking of Atlantic salmon that originates in an aquaculture facility.

  • (4) Subject to subsections 49.3(2) and 91(1), the close times set out in these regulations do not apply with respect to recreational fishing in accordance with subsection 15(1) or (2).

  • (5) Sections 13 to 14, 17, 17.1, 39 to 45 and 46 to 50, subsection 51.3(1) and sections 51.4, 52, 54, 57, 61, 61.1, 63, 66, 68, 69, 70.1 to 72, 74, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83, 87, 90, 91, 99, 106, 106.1 and 108 to 115.1 do not apply with respect to fishing and related activities carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • SOR/87-468, s. 2(F);
  • SOR/89-268, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 2;
  • SOR/94-60, s. 2;
  • SOR/97-253, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-212, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 4;
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 1;
  • SOR/2005-268, s. 1;
  • SOR/2007-20, s. 1;
  • SOR/2011-39, s. 1.

PART I

[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 3]

PART IIRegistration of Persons and Vessels and Licensing of Persons

[SOR/91-498, s. 3]

Interpretation

 In this Part, document means a fisherman’s registration card, a vessel registration card or a licence.

Requirement for Registration and Licences

  •  (1) Subject to section 15 and subsection 51.1(2), no person shall use a vessel, and no owner of a vessel shall permit another person to use the vessel, in fishing for any species of fish referred to in these Regulations unless

    • (a) a vessel registration card has been issued in respect of the vessel;

    • (b) the use of the vessel to fish for that species of fish is authorized by a licence; and

    • (c) subject to subsection (2), the person who is using the vessel is named in the licence referred to in paragraph (b).

  • (2) Where a licence is issued authorizing the use of a vessel to fish for a species of fish and an operator is not named in the licence, any registered fisherman may operate that vessel to fish for that species.

  • SOR/87-468, s. 5(F);
  • SOR/93-61, s. 4.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall use a vessel, and no owner of a vessel shall permit another person to use that vessel, to transport any species of fresh fish referred to in these Regulations unless

    • (a) a vessel registration card has been issued in respect of the vessel; and

    • (b) the use of that vessel to transport that species is authorized by a licence.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply where the vessel used in transporting fresh fish is

  • SOR/91-498, s. 4;
  • SOR/93-337, s. 1.

 No person who is fishing under the authority of a licence that does not specify the use of a specific vessel shall permit a vessel to be used to transport any species of fresh fish caught under the authority of that licence unless the use of that vessel to transport that species is authorized by a licence.

  • SOR/91-498, s. 4.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4) and section 15, no person shall fish for any species of fish set out in Schedule I unless

    • (a) he holds a fisher’s registration card; and

    • (b) he is authorized, pursuant to subsection (2), to fish for that species.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), a person is authorized to fish for a species of fish if that person is

    • (a) the holder of a licence for that species;

    • (b) on board a vessel and is named as the operator of that vessel in a licence that authorizes the use of that vessel to fish for that species;

    • (c) accompanying a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b); or

    • (d) on board a vessel the owner of which is the holder of a licence that authorizes the use of that vessel in fishing for that species and an operator is not named in the licence.

  • (3) Paragraphs 2(b) to (d) do not apply to a person engaged in recreational fishing.

  • (4) A person who is less than 16 years of age may engage in fishing without being registered.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 54(E).
  •  (1) The holder of a licence for recreational fishing may fish for a species specified in that licence

    • (a) without being registered; and

    • (b) from a vessel that is not registered.

  • (2) A person may, without being registered or licensed and with a vessel that is not registered, engage in recreational fishing

    • (a) for groundfish with a hand-line or by angling;

    • (b) for mackerel with a hand-line or by angling;

    • (c) for capelin with any fishing gear other than trap nets, seines or mobile gear; or

    • (d) for squid with any fishing gear other than trap nets or mobile gear.

  • (2.1) A person less than 16 years of age who does not hold a licence may engage in recreational fishing when accompanied by the holder of a recreational fishing licence if the fishing is done in accordance with the conditions of the licence.

  • (3) A person who is designated under paragraph 4(2)(a) or subsection 4(3) of the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations to fish under the authority of a licence issued under subsection 4(1) of those Regulations may engage in fishing in accordance with the conditions of that licence

    • (a) without being registered; and

    • (b) from a vessel that is not registered.

  • SOR/93-337, s. 2;
  • SOR/2001-212, s. 2;
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 5;
  • SOR/2006-132, s. 1.

 No person shall harvest marine plants except under the authority of a licence issued for that purpose by the Minister under section 45 of the Act.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 5.

Application for Documents

  •  (1) An application for a document is to be made to the Minister on a form supplied by the Minister and accompanied by the appropriate fee.

  • (2) Subject to subsections (2.1) to (2.3), the fee for a document set out in column I of an item of Part I of Schedule II is the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (2.1) Subject to subsections (2.2) and (2.3), where a Commercial Fishing Licence authorizes the taking of specific quantities of any species set out in Part II of Schedule II, the fee for the licence shall be the sum of the products determined by multiplying the number of tonnes of each species set out in column I of an item of Part II that are authorized to be taken under the licence from the waters set out in column II of that item by the fee per tonne set out in column III of that item.

  • (2.2) Where any product calculated pursuant to subsection (2.1) in respect of any species of fish, other than groundfish,

    • (a) is less than $2,500.00 that product shall be reduced by 40 percent; or

    • (b) is $2,500.00 or more that product shall be reduced by $1,000.00.

  • (2.3) Where the sum of the products calculated pursuant to subsection (2.1) in respect of all species of groundfish

    • (a) is less than $2,500.00 that sum shall be reduced by 40 percent; or

    • (b) is $2,500.00 or more that sum shall be reduced by $1,000.00.

  • (3) to (5) [Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 6]

  • SOR/86-1000, s. 2;
  • SOR/87-672, s. 2;
  • SOR/89-584, s. 2;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 6;
  • SOR/96-1, s. 1.

Registration

  •  (1) Where, pursuant to section 17, the Minister receives an application for a fisher’s registration card or a vessel registration card, he may issue that card.

  • (2) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), the Minister issues a fisher’s registration card to a person or a vessel registration card in respect of a vessel, that person or vessel is registered with the Department.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 54(E).

 [Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 7]

 [Repealed, SOR/91-296, s. 1]

 [Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 8]

PART III

[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 9]

PART IVSpacing of Fishing Gear

 Except as otherwise provided in the Newfoundland Fishery Regulations, the Quebec Fishery Regulations, 1990 or the Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations or as a condition of a licence, no person shall fish with a drift net or any fixed gear other than a hand-line within

  • (a) subject to paragraph (b), 200 m of any previously set fixed gear other than a hand-line; or

  • (b) 300 m of a weir that is in fishing order.

  • SOR/93-61, ss. 10, 53(F).
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the master of a vessel fishing with mobile gear shall maintain a distance of at least one-half nautical mile between his vessel, including any mobile gear attached thereto, and any previously set fishing gear.

  • (2) Where a person is fishing for herring in Herring Fishing Area 15, 16, 20 or 21, he shall not operate mobile gear within one nautical mile of any previously set weir or trap net.

  • (3) Where a person is fishing for capelin, herring or mackerel in any of the waters of Capelin Fishing Areas 1 to 14, Herring Fishing Areas 1 to 14 or Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 to 14, he shall not fish with mobile gear within 400 m of any previously set fixed gear.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 53(F).

PART VPelagics

 In this Part, length

  • (a) in relation to a herring or a mackerel, means the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail; and

  • (b) in relation to a swordfish, means the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the lower jaw to the fork of the tail.

  • SOR/94-292, s. 2.

Capelin

 No person shall fish for capelin in a Capelin Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule V with the type of vessel and gear set out in a subitem of that item during the close time set out in that subitem.

Herring

 Subject to sections 41 to 43, no person other than the holder of a bait fishing licence for herring shall fish for herring in a Herring Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule VII with the type of gear set out in a subitem of that item during the close time set out in that subitem.

 No person shall fish for herring in the waters set out in an item of Schedule VIII with mobile gear from a vessel of a length set out in that item during the close time set out in that item.

 No person shall fish for herring in the waters of St. Paul’s Inlet in Herring Fishing Area 14 lying inside of the Highway 430 bridge during the period beginning on February 1 and ending on December 31.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 11(E).

 Where, pursuant to these Regulations, a person is prohibited from fishing for herring at a time and place at which he is engaged in a fishing trip for mackerel, that person may retain a quantity of incidentally caught herring that does not exceed a fishing quota of 10 per cent of the weight of the mackerel caught and retained during the fishing trip.

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (4), no person shall fish for, buy, sell or have in his possession any herring that is less than 26.5 cm in length.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to herring that are less than 26.5 cm in length where

    • (a) the catching of the herring was incidental to the catching of longer herring; and

    • (b) the number of herring less than 26.5 cm in length retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed 10% of the number of longer herring that were caught and retained during that fishing trip.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), the percentage shall be determined on the basis of four or more samples taken from the catch, with each sample containing 50 or more herring.

  • (4) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to herring caught under the authority of a licence for herring fishing with

    • (a) gill nets;

    • (b) any fishing gear in Herring Fishing Areas 20 or 21; or

    • (c) fixed gear in the St. Lawrence River estuary upstream of a straight line joining Latitude 48°54′N., Longitude 68°40′W. to Latitude 48°38′N., Longitude 68°10′W.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 12(E);
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 7(E).

 No person shall, during the period beginning on May 1 and ending on December 31, fish for herring with a gill net that

  • (a) has a mesh size greater than 83 mm; or

  • (b) contains monofilament in the netting.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 13.

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-39, s. 2]

 No person who is the master of a fishing vessel shall land or permit to be landed from the vessel, outside Canadian fisheries waters, herring caught by means of mobile gear unless, before it is landed,

  • (a) the herring is inspected by a fishery officer at a Canadian port; or

  • (b) where no fishery officer is available to inspect the herring at a Canadian port, the master of the vessel obtains permission from a fishery officer to land the herring outside Canadian fisheries waters.

  • SOR/89-203, s. 2.

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-39, s. 3]

Mackerel

 Subject to section 47, no person other than the holder of a licence for bait fishing for mackerel shall fish for mackerel in a Mackerel Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule X with a type of vessel and gear set out in a subitem of that item during the close time set out in that subitem.

 Where, pursuant to these Regulations, a person is prohibited from fishing for mackerel at a time and place at which he is engaged in a fishing trip for herring, that person may retain a quantity of incidentally caught mackerel that does not exceed a fishing quota of 10 per cent of the weight of the herring caught and retained during the fishing trip.

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (4), no person shall fish for, buy, sell or have in his possession any mackerel that is less than 25 cm in length.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to mackerel that are less than 25 cm in length where

    • (a) the catching of the mackerel was incidental to the catching of longer mackerel; and

    • (b) the number of mackerel less than 25 cm in length retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed 10% of the number of longer mackerel caught and retained during the fishing trip.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (2), the percentage shall be determined on the basis of four or more samples taken from the catch, with each sample containing 50 or more mackerel.

  • (4) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to mackerel caught with gill nets.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 14(E);
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 8(E).

 No person shall, during the period beginning on May 1 and ending on December 31, fish for mackerel with a gill net that

  • (a) has a mesh size greater than 83 mm; or

  • (b) contains monofilament in the netting.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 15.

Shark

 No person shall fish for shark with any gear other than angling gear, a hand-line or longline gear.

  • SOR/94-292, s. 3;
  • SOR/2005-268, s. 2.
  •  (1) No person shall, for commercial purposes, fish for a species of shark set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection in the waters set out in column II from a vessel of a vessel class set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV of the item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemSpeciesWatersVessel ClassesClose Time
    1PorbeagleSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6C5000 to C5099Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    2BlueSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6C5000 to C5099Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    3Shortfin makoSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6C5000 to C5099Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    4Any other species of shark not referred to in items 1 to 3Subareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6C5000 to C5099Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
  • (2) Any close time set out in column IV of the table to subsection (1) may be varied under subsection 6(1) of the Fishery (General) Regulations with respect to any of the vessel classes referred to in column III.

  • SOR/2005-268, s. 2.
  •  (1) No person shall, for commercial purposes, fish for a species of shark set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection in the waters set out in column II with a type of gear set out in a subitem in column III during the close time set out in that subitem in column IV of the item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemSpeciesWatersGearClose Time
    1PorbeagleSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (b) handline(b) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    2BlueSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (b) handline(b) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    3Shortfin makoSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (b) handline(b) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    4Any other species of shark not referred to in items 1 to 3Subareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (b) handline(b) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
  • (2) No person shall, for recreational purposes, fish for a species of shark set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection in the waters set out in column II with a type of gear set out in a subitem in column III during the close time set out in that subitem in column IV of the item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemSpeciesWatersGearClose Time
    1PorbeagleSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (b) handline(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    2BlueSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (b) handline(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    3Shortfin makoSubareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (b) handline(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    4Any other species of shark not referred to in items 1 to 3Subareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (b) handline(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
    (c) longline gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
  • SOR/2005-268, s. 2.

Swordfish

  •  (1) No person shall fish for swordfish in the waters set out in column I of the item of the table to this subsection from a vessel of a vessel class set out in column II during the close time set out in column III of the item.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
    WatersVessel ClassesClose Time
    1Subareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6C5100 to C5499Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
  • (1.1) The close time set out in column III of the table to subsection (1) may be varied under subsection 6(1) of the Fishery (General) Regulations with respect to any of the vessel classes referred to in column II.

  • (1.2) No person shall fish for swordfish in the waters set out in column I of the item of the table to this subsection with a type of gear set out in a subitem in column II during the close time set out in that subitem in column III of the item.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
    WatersGearClose Time
    1Subareas 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(a) longline gear(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
    (b) harpoon(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
    (c) trolling gear(c) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
    (d) any other gear not referred to in subitems (a) to (c)(d) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), no person shall be in possession of any swordfish that is less than 125 cm in length.

  • (3) Subsection (2) does not apply where

    • (a) the catching of the swordfish that are less than 125 cm in length was incidental to the catching of longer swordfish; and

    • (b) the number of swordfish less than 125 cm in length that are retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of longer swordfish that are retained during that fishing trip.

  • SOR/94-292, s. 4;
  • SOR/2005-268, s.3;
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 2.

PART VIShellfish

[SOR/93-61, s. 16(F)]

 In this Part,

Atlantic razor clam

Atlantic razor clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Ensis directus; (couteau de l’Atlantique)

clam

clam means the Atlantic razor clam, the soft-shell clam and the surf clam; (clam)

drag rake

drag rake means a device used in fishing for shellfish that is towed along the bed of the water by a vessel, but does not include a hydraulic device or a mechanical device; (râteau traînant)

hydraulic device

hydraulic device means a device used in fishing for shellfish whereby the shellfish are lifted from the bed of the water by the use of water under pressure; (dispositif hydraulique)

length

length means

  • (a) in relation to a lobster, the distance from the rear of either eye socket to the rear end of the carapace, measured along a straight line parallel to the centre line of the carapace of the lobster, and

  • (b) in relation to a clam, mussel or oyster, the distance measured in a straight line through the longest part of the shell; (longueur)

mechanical device

mechanical device means any device or equipment used in fishing for shellfish that is not

  • (a) a hand-held tool,

  • (b) a drag rake, or

  • (c) a hydraulic device; (dispositif mécanique)

mussel

mussel means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mytilus edulis or Modiolus modiolus; (moule)

oyster

oyster means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Crassostrea virginica or Ostrea edulis; (huître)

shell height

shell height, in relation to a scallop, means the distance from the outer edge of the shell at the midpoint of the hinge to the farthest point on the outer edge of the shell opposite to the hinge, measured in a straight line; (hauteur de la coquille)

soft-shell clam

soft-shell clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mya arenaria; (mye)

Stimpson’s surf clam

Stimpson’s surf clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mactromeris polynyma; (mactre de Stimpson)

surf clam

surf clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Spisula solidissima, but does not include the Stimpson’s surf clam; (mactre)

width

width, in relation to a clam or crab, means the distance measured in a straight line through the greatest breadth of the shell of the clam or crab. (largeur)

  • SOR/87-672, s. 3;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 17;
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 2.

Clams, Mussels and Oysters

Application

  •  (1) Sections 51.2 to 51.9 apply in respect of fishing for clams, mussels and oysters in the inland waters and tidal waters, including the foreshore of those waters, within or adjacent to the Province of Quebec.

  • (2) Section 13 does not apply in respect of fishing for clams, mussels and oysters in the waters referred to in subsection (1).

  • SOR/93-61, s. 18;
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

Length Restrictions, Close Times and Other Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain or possess any shellfish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column II of the item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemSpeciesMinimum Length
1Surf clam76 mm
2Atlantic razor clam100 mm
3Soft-shell clam51 mm
4Mussel40 mm
5Oysters76 mm
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.
  •  (1) No person shall engage in commercial fishing for a species set out in column II of an item of Schedule X.1 in the waters set out in column I by a method set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV of the item.

  • (2) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for a species set out in column II of an item of Schedule X.1 in the waters set out in column I during the close time set out in column IV of the item.

  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

Licences

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish for clams, mussels or oysters unless the person is authorized to do so under a licence issued under these Regulations.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to persons engaged in recreational fishing for clams, mussels or oysters.

  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

 The Minister may, on application and payment of the fee set out in column II of an item of the table to this section, issue a licence described in column I of the item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemLicenceFee ($)
1Surf clam fishing licence for commercial purposes30.00
2Atlantic razor clam licence for commercial purposes30.00
3Soft-shell clam fishing licence for commercial purposes30.00
4Mussel fishing licence for commercial purposes30.00
5Oyster fishing licence for commercial purposes30.00
6Fishing licence for the purpose of replantingNo fee
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

Fishing for Purposes of Replanting

 Despite any length restriction or close time set out in this Part, a person may, under the authority of a fishing licence for the purpose of replanting issued under this Part, fish for clams, mussels or oysters for the purpose of replanting them in a location that supports their growth, their condition or their accessibility.

  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

Recreational Fishing

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for clams, mussels or oysters shall fish by any means other than by means of hand or hand-held tools.

  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for clams, mussels or oysters shall fish during the period that begins half an hour after sunset on one day and ends half an hour before sunrise on the following day.

  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for clams, mussels or oysters shall catch and retain, in any one day, a quantity of a species of shellfish set out in column I of an item of the table to this section that is greater than the quota set out in column II of the item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemSpeciesQuota
1Surf clam300
2Atlantic razor clam300
3Soft-shell clam300
4Mussel300
5Oyster40
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 3.

Crab

 No person shall, in a Crab Fishing Area set out in column I of an item of Schedule XII, during the close time set out in column II of that item,

  • (a) subject to section 55, fish for crab;

  • (b) possess any crab unless the crab is being transported under the authority of a fish transporting licence issued under these Regulations; or

  • (c) subject to section 52.1, have a crab trap on board a vessel.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 19.
  •  (1) A fishery officer may in writing authorize a person to transport crab traps during a close time in a Crab Fishing Area for the purpose of the sale, repair or storage of those traps.

  • (2) A person shall not transport crab traps pursuant to an authorization referred to in subsection (1) except from and to such locations, in such quantities and on such dates as are set out in that authorization.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 19.

 No person shall have in his possession

  • (a) any female crab;

  • (b) any snow crab that is less than 95 mm in width; or

  • (c) in a Crab Fishing Area, any crab part or crab meat separated from the carapace of a crab.

  • SOR/88-232, s. 1.
  •  (1) Subject to section 55, no person shall fish for crab except from a vessel and with a crab trap.

  • (2) No person shall fish with or have on board a vessel

    • (a) a crab trap that has a mesh size less than 65 mm; or

    • (b) a crab trap the volume of which exceeds 2.1 m3 when measured on the exterior.

  • (3) In Crab Fishing Areas 1 to 11, no person shall fish with or have on board a vessel

    • (a) a crab trap other than a cone-shaped trap; or

    • (b) a cone-shaped crab trap that has a bottom ring with an inside diameter greater than 133 cm.

 Where a person is fishing for lobster in accordance with these Regulations, that person may, without a licence for crab fishing, retain any male rock crabs caught in his lobster traps.

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-37, s. 1]

Lobster

  •  (1) No person shall, in a Lobster Fishing Area set out in column I of an item of Schedule XIV, during the close time set out in column II of that item,

    • (a) fish for lobster;

    • (b) possess any lobster unless the lobster is being transported under the authority of a fish transporting licence issued under these Regulations; or

    • (c) subject to section 58, have a lobster trap on board a vessel.

  • (2) No person shall possess, in a Lobster Fishing Area set out in column I of an item of Schedule XIV, a lobster of a length that is less than the length set out in column III of that item.

  • (3) No person shall possess, in a Lobster Fishing Area set out in column I of an item of Schedule XIV, any claw, tail or meat that has been separated from the thorax or carapace of a lobster.

  • (4) No person shall fish for lobster in the lagoons of the Magdalen Islands in Lobster Fishing Area 22.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 21;
  • SOR/93-215, s. 1.
  •  (1) A fishery officer may in writing authorize a person to transport lobster traps during a close time in a Lobster Fishing Area for the purpose of the sale, repair or storage of those traps.

  • (2) A person shall not transport lobster traps pursuant to an authorization referred to in subsection (1) except from and to such locations, in such quantities and on such dates as are set out in that authorization.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 22.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall buy, sell or have in his possession any lobster that is less than 63.5 mm in length.

  • (2) In the Province of Newfoundland, no person shall buy, sell or have in his possession any lobster that is less than 81 mm in length.

  • (3) No person shall buy, sell or have in their possession any female lobster with eggs attached.

  • (4) No person shall buy, sell or have in his possession

    • (a) any female lobster from which eggs have been washed or removed in whole or in part; or

    • (b) any female lobster that has egg cement or glue on its swimmerets.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 23(F);
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 9.

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 10]

  •  (1) No person shall fish for lobster except from a vessel and with a lobster trap.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), where a person is fishing for lobster, he shall not have any mobile gear on board his vessel.

  • (3) The holder of a licence for bait fishing that authorizes the use of an otter trawl in fishing for bait may have an otter trawl on board his vessel while he is fishing for lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 22.

  • (4) Except in Lobster Fishing Area 41, no person shall fish with or have on board a vessel a lobster trap that exceeds

    • (a) 125 cm in its greatest length;

    • (b) 90 cm in its greatest width; or

    • (c) 50 cm in its greatest height.

  • (5) [Repealed, SOR/93-30, s. 1]

  • (6) [Repealed, SOR/96-220, s. 1]

  • SOR/87-440, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-85, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/89-204, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-30, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-220, s. 1.

 In Lobster Fishing Areas 1 to 22 and 27 to 41, no person shall fish with, or have on board a vessel, a lobster trap unless the trap

  • (a) has in one exterior wall of each parlour an escape panel that provides, when removed, an unobstructed opening not less than 89 mm in height and 152 mm in width and that is fastened to the lobster trap with

    • (i) untreated cotton or sisal twine that does not exceed 4.8 mm in diameter, or

    • (ii) uncoated ferrous metal wire, other than of stainless steel, that does not exceed 1.6 mm in diameter; or

  • (b) is a wooden lobster trap that has in one exterior wall of each parlour two softwood laths that are adjacent to each other and that are not treated with a wood preservative.

  • SOR/93-30, s. 2.

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-37, s. 2]

Scallops

  •  (1) Except for the waters described in subsections (3) to (5), no person shall fish for scallops in a Scallop Fishing Area referred to in column I of an item of Schedule XVI from a vessel of a class set out in column II of that item during the close time set out opposite that class of vessel in column III thereof.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/87-672, s. 4]

  • (3) No person shall fish for scallops by any means during the period May 1 to November 30 in the waters of Digby Gut and Annapolis Basin in Scallop Fishing Area 28A inside of a straight line joining Latitude 44°41′30″N., Longitude 65°47′12″W. (Light Tower at Prim Point) to Latitude 44°41′12″N., Longitude 65°45′36″W. (Fog Alarm Building).

  • (4) No person shall fish for scallops by any means during the period of May 1 to September 30 in that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 28A that is within six nautical miles of the shores of Annapolis and Digby Counties and lying between a line bearing 342° true from Latitude 44°48′52″N., Longitude 65°32′21″W. (East Breakwater, Parkers Cove, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia) and a line bearing 342° true from Latitude 44°29′56″N., Longitude 66°06′30″W. (Sandy Cove, Digby County, Nova Scotia) but not including the waters of Digby Gut and Annapolis Basin described in subsection (3).

  • (4.1) No person shall fish for scallops by means of a scallop drag during the period beginning on April 1 and ending at 08:00 on the second Tuesday in January next following in that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 28B (the waters in the area of Grand Manan Island) bounded by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

    PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
    144°50′00″66°50′06″
    244°37′03″66°57′00″
    344°32′03″66°55′02″
    444°28′09″66°57′06″
    544°28′02″66°53′09″
    644°28′09″66°49′09″
    744°32′10″66°39′25″
    844°38′00″66°39′00″
    944°47′04″66°42′00″
    1044°50′30″66°47′00″
    1144°50′00″66°50′06″
  • (4.2) No person shall fish for scallops by any means during the period beginning on April 1 and ending at 08:00 on the second Tuesday in January next following in that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 28B lying in the Bay of Fundy bounded by the Canada/United States Boundary; a straight line joining a point on the Canada/United States Boundary at Latitude 45°04′33″N., Longitude 67°05′45″W. to a point on Joe’s Point on the coastline of New Brunswick at Latitude 45°04′33″N., Longitude 67°04′56″W.; the coastline of New Brunswick; and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

    PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
    145°11′45″65°54′20″
    245°01′30″66°27′00″
    345°00′00″66°47′30″
    444°57′30″66°54′00″
    544°55′42″66°56′36″
    644°54′35″66°58′10″
  • (5) During the period May 1 to October 31, no person shall fish for scallops by any means in that portion of Scallop Fishing Area 29 bounded by the coastline of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

    PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
    144°09′25″64°34′02″
    244°09′20″64°33′45″
    344°08′05″64°31′58″
    444°08′13″64°31′37″
    544°03′30″64°25′25″
    644°25′00″63°57′00″
    744°35′25″64°00′00″
    844°38′10″64°03′54″
  • SOR/87-672, s. 4;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 26(F);
  • SOR/94-59, s. 1.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), no person shall catch and retain or have on board a vessel any scallops the number of meats of which exceeds an average count of

    • (a) 72 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 28A, 28B, 28C or 28D during the period May 1 to September 30;

    • (b) 55 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 28A, 28B, 28C or 28D during the period October 1 to April 30;

    • (c) 52 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 22 or 24;

    • (c.1) 39 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 21;

    • (d) 45 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 25; or

    • (e) 33 meats per 500 g, where the scallops were caught in Scallop Fishing Area 1, 2, 11 to 20, 23, 26, 27 or 29 or in that part of Scallop Fishing Area 10 west of Longitude 55°10′W.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the average count shall be determined on the basis of eight or more samples of scallop meats, each sample weighing 500 g or more.

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection (1), any scallops caught and retained or any scallops or scallop meats on board a vessel shall be regarded as having been caught in the Scallop Fishing Area in which that vessel is permitted to fish under a licence or under a written authorization referred to in subsection 66(1).

  • (4) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person fishing for scallops

    • (a) under a licence for recreational fishing; or

    • (b) from a vessel less than 19.8 m in overall length in an area other than Scallop Fishing Area 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28A, 28B, 28C, 28D or 29.

  • (5) No person shall

    • (a) have on board a vessel that is outside Scallop Fishing Area 27 any scallop caught in Scallop Fishing Area 27, unless the shell height of that scallop is 105 mm or greater; or

    • (b) catch and retain or have on board a vessel in Scallop Fishing Area 28A, 28B, 28C or 28D any scallop unless the shell height of that scallop is 76 mm or greater.

  • SOR/87-672, s. 5;
  • SOR/88-208, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-225, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-59, s. 2;
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 3.

 [Repealed, SOR/91-225, s. 2]

  •  (1) No holder of a licence for scallop fishing shall use a vessel less than 19.8 m in overall length to fish for scallops in Scallop Fishing Area 27 except under a written authorization from a fishery officer.

  • (2) A written authorization referred to in subsection (1) is valid only for the period specified therein.

  • (3) All scallops caught and retained by the holder of a written authorization referred to in subsection (1) shall be regarded as having been caught in Scallop Fishing Area 27.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 52(F).

 [Repealed, SOR/91-225, s. 3]

 [Repealed, SOR/2007-20, s. 2]

 No person shall fish for scallops by any means other than by a scallop drag, by diving, by dip-netting or by tongs.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 51(F).

 No person fishing for scallops under a recreational fishing licence shall take more than 100 scallops in any one day.

 No person shall have a scallop drag on board a vessel in any Scallop Fishing Area, other than in Scallop Fishing Areas 26 and 27, unless

  • (a) the use of that vessel in fishing for scallops in that Area at that time is authorized under these Regulations; or

  • (b) that scallop drag is unshackled and stowed.

  • SOR/94-59, s. 3.

 In Scallop Fishing Area 27, no person shall have a scallop drag on board a vessel unless the use of that vessel in fishing for scallops in that Area at that time is authorized under these Regulations.

  • SOR/94-59, s. 3.
  •  (1) In Scallop Fishing Area 26, no person shall have a scallop drag on board a vessel unless

    • (a) the use of that vessel in fishing for scallops in that Area at that time is authorized under these Regulations; or

    • (b) that vessel is transiting Scallop Fishing Area 26 under a written authorization issued pursuant to subsection (2) and that scallop drag is unshackled and stowed.

  • (2) A fishery officer shall issue an authorization referred to in paragraph (1)(b), upon the application of the master of a vessel, where

    • (a) the home port of the vessel is in Scallop Fishing Area 29; and

    • (b) the use of that vessel to fish for scallops in Scallop Fishing Area 28A, 28B, 28C or 28D at that time is authorized under these Regulations.

  • (3) The authorization issued pursuant to subsection (2) shall state the period during which the authorization is valid.

  • SOR/94-59, s. 3.

 In Scallop Fishing Area 28A, 28B, 28C or 28D, no person shall fish

  • (a) with an offshore scallop drag;

  • (b) with a Green sweep scallop drag;

  • (c) with a scallop drag or combination of scallop drags greater than 5.5 m in total width; or

  • (d) with a scallop drag with a bag that has rings of less than 82 mm inside diameter.

  • SOR/87-672, s. 7;
  • SOR/94-59, s. 4.

Shrimp

 No person shall fish for shrimp in a Shrimp Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule XVIII during the close time set out in that item.

 No person shall fish for shrimp with an otter trawl that has a mesh size less than 40 mm.

Squid

 No person shall fish for squid in a Squid Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule XX with a type of vessel and gear set out in a subitem of that item during the close time set out in that subitem.

 No person shall fish for squid with an otter trawl that has a mesh size less than 60 mm.

PART VIISalmon

 In this Part,

grilse

grilse means a salmon that is less than 63 cm but not less than 30 cm in length; (castillon)

length

length, in relation to a salmon, means the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail. (longueur)

Close Times

 Subject to section 78, no person shall fish for salmon in a Salmon Fishing Area referred to in an item of Schedule XXII with the type of gear set out in that item during the close time set out in that item.

  •  (1) Where a person is fishing for salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 1 to 14 with a gill net or trap net inshore of a point in any bay, inlet, river or sound where the bay, inlet, river or sound is less than six nautical miles in width, that person shall

    • (a) remove that gill net or the leader of that trap net from the water, or

    • (b) raise that gill net or the leader of that trap net and tie it to its head or float rope in such a manner that it is incapable of catching salmon,

    for the period from 18:00 h on Saturday to 18:00 h on the Sunday following.

  • (2) Where a person is fishing for salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 15 to 18 with a gill net or trap net, that person shall

    • (a) remove the gill net or the leader of the trap net from the water, or

    • (b) raise the gill net or the leader of the trap net and tie it to its head or float rope in such a manner that it is incapable of catching salmon,

    for the period from 08:00 h on Saturday to 08:00 h on the Monday following.

  • (3) Where a person is fishing for salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 19 to 23 with a gill net or trap net inshore of a point in any bay, inlet, river or sound where the bay, inlet, river or sound is less than six nautical miles in width, that person shall

    • (a) remove the gill net or the leader of the trap net from the water, or

    • (b) raise the gill net or the leader of the trap net and tie it to its head or float rope in such a manner that it is incapable of catching salmon,

    for the period from 08:00 h on Saturday to 08:00 h on the Monday following.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 27(F).

 Minimum Size

 No person shall have in his possession any salmon that is less than 30 cm in length.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 28(F).

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for salmon

  • (a) by any means other than a gill net or trap net; or

  • (b) with a gill net or trap net that contains monofilament in the netting.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish for salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 1 to 14 with a gill net or trap net that has a mesh size less than 127 mm.

  • (2) No person shall fish for salmon

    • (a) in the waters of St. George’s Bay, in Salmon Fishing Area 13, or

    • (b) in waters contiguous to the south coast of the Province of Newfoundland from Cape Pine to Terrenceville, including the waters of

      • (i) St. Mary’s Bay,

      • (ii) Placentia Bay, and

      • (iii) Fortune Bay contiguous to the Burin Peninsula

    with a gill net or trap net that has a mesh size less than 114 mm.

  •  (1) No person shall fish for salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 1 to 14 with

    • (a) a gill net that exceeds 183 m in length or that is less than 45 m in length; or

    • (b) a trap net that exceeds 183 m in length measured from the back of the trap to the outer end of the leader.

  • (2) No person shall fish for salmon with a trap net in that portion of Conception Bay, Newfoundland (Longer Gulch, Bradbury’s Bight area) in Salmon Fishing Area 7 that is enclosed by the eastern shore of Conception Bay and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

    PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
    147°42′52°50′55″
    247°42′53°00′00″
    347°45′53°00′00″
    447°45′52°49′24″

 No person shall fish for salmon with a drift net except in

  • (a) that portion of Salmon Fishing Area 16 (Miramichi Bay) enclosed by the coastline of New Brunswick and

    • (i) a line joining Latitude 47°26′N., Longitude 64°53′12″W. (pointe à Barreau) to Latitude 47°04′24″N., Longitude 64°21′45″W., thence to Latitude 47°00′48″N., Longitude 64°49′40″W. (Eel River), and

    • (ii) a straight line joining Latitude 47°04′30″N., Longitude 64°48′W. (Escuminac) to Latitude 47°15′23″N., Longitude 65°03′18′W. (Lower Neguac);

  • (b) that portion of Salmon Fishing Area 22 (Minas Basin) inside of a straight line joining Latitude 45°20′N., Longitude 64°30′W. (Cape Split) to Latitude 45°22′N., Longitude 64°23′W. (Cape Sharp);

  • (c) that portion of Salmon Fishing Area 23 (Shepody Bay) inside of a straight line joining Latitude 45°43′40″N., Longitude 64°33′15″W. (Cape Maringouin) to Latitude 45°43′N., Longitude 64°39′W. (Marys Point); or

  • (d) that portion of Salmon Fishing Area 23 (Saint John River) inside a straight line joining Latitude 45°12′N., Longitude 65°55′W. (Cape Spencer) and Latitude 45°04′N., Longitude 66°27′W. (Point Lepreau).

  • SOR/93-61, s. 29(E).

 No holder of a licence to fish for salmon in Salmon Fishing Area 2 shall fish for salmon with a net of any kind in that portion of the Eagle River estuary lying upstream of a straight line joining Separation Point to Cooper’s Point unless the holder is authorized to do so as a condition of his licence.

Tagging of Salmon

  •  (1) Where a person who, pursuant to these Regulations or a written permission referred to in section 4 of the Act, is authorized to fish for salmon in any of Salmon Fishing Areas 1 to 23 catches and retains a salmon, the person shall forthwith affix thereto a valid salmon tag issued to that person by the Minister, together with the licence or written permission, by firmly fastening the tag to and securely locking it on the salmon so that it cannot be removed without tampering with the lock, breaking or cutting the tag or without cutting or tearing any part of the salmon.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsections (1) and (4), a salmon tag is valid only for the year indicated thereon and is valid only if

    • (a) it bears a tag number set out in a licence or written permission authorizing the person referred to in subsection (1) to fish for salmon;

    • (b) the tag number is legible; and

    • (c) it has not been tampered with.

  • (3) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), a person affixes a salmon tag, he shall affix

    • (a) a red salmon tag where the salmon is not a grilse and is caught and retained by a person who is licensed to fish for salmon pursuant to these Regulations;

    • (b) a red or yellow salmon tag where the salmon is a grilse and is caught and retained by a person who is licenced to fish for salmon pursuant to these Regulations; and

    • (c) a brown salmon tag where the salmon is caught and retained under a written permission referred to in section 4 of the Act.

    • (d) [Repealed, SOR/93-337, s. 3]

  • (3.1) Subject to subsection (5), no person shall be in possession of a salmon in Salmon Fishing Areas 1 to 14 or in the Province of Newfoundland unless the salmon is tagged in accordance with the provisions of this section.

  • (4) Subject to subsection (5), no person shall be in possession of a salmon in any of Salmon Fishing Areas 15 to 23 unless the salmon is tagged in accordance with these Regulations, the Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations or the National Parks Fishing Regulations.

  • (4.1) Subsections (3.1) and (4) do not apply with respect to salmon caught under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • (5) No person shall remove a salmon tag that is affixed to a salmon in accordance with this section except at the time the salmon is prepared for consumption.

  • SOR/87-313, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-268, s. 3;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 30;
  • SOR/93-337, s. 3.

PART VIIIGroundfish

Close Times & Areas

 In this Part,

flounder

flounder means American plaice, winter flounder, witch flounder and yellowtail flounder; (plie)

length

length, in respect of a species of groundfish, means the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose or, where the head has been removed, from the foremost point of the fish to the fork of the tail or, where the tail has been removed, to the end of the fish; (longueur)

Stock Area

Stock Area means the waters referred to in a subitem of Schedule XXIII in respect of the species set out in that item. (zone de stock)

  • SOR/88-231, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-76, s. 3.
  •  (1) Subject to sections 88 and 90, no person shall fish for a species of groundfish set out in column I of an item of Schedule XXIII in a Stock Area set out in column II of a subitem of that item from a vessel of a vessel class set out in column III of that subitem during the close time set out in column IV of that subitem.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), where a close time set out in column IV of a subitem of Schedule XXIII is in respect of more than one vessel class, that close time is deemed to be fixed in respect of each vessel class referred to in that subitem.

  • SOR/89-584, s. 3.

 [Repealed, SOR/93-16, s. 2]

 [Repealed, SOR/89-584, s. 5]

  •  (1) No person shall fish for groundfish in the waters set out in column I of Schedule XXIV with a type of gear referred to in column II during the close time set out in column III.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 1]

  • SOR/87-468, s. 7;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 1;
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 11.

Recreational Groundfish Fishing

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for groundfish during the close time of January 1 to January 31.

  • (2) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for groundfish by any means other than by hand-line or by angling.

  • (2.1) [Repealed, SOR/2006-132, s. 2]

  • (3) No person engaged in recreational fishing for groundfish shall, in any day, catch and retain more than a quota of ten groundfish of all species in the aggregate, comprising

    • (a) a total of not more than five cod, haddock and pollock; and

    • (b) not more than one halibut.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2006-132, s. 2]

  • SOR/91-76, s. 4;
  • SOR/93-16, s. 3;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 50(F);
  • SOR/94-60, s. 3;
  • SOR/2001-212, s. 3;
  • SOR/2006-132, s. 2.

 [Repealed, SOR/94-60, s. 3]

 [Repealed, SOR/93-16, s. 4]

Groundfish Gill Nets

[SOR/91-76, s. 6]

 No person shall fish for groundfish with a gill net that is set in such a manner that the net floats of the net are less than 5 m below the surface of the water at any time.

  • SOR/87-468, s. 8(F).

 No person shall leave a groundfish gill net unattended in those portions of Division 4VWX and Subarea 5 that are more than 50 nautical miles from the nearest shore, other than the shore of Sable Island.

  • SOR/91-76, s. 7.

Catching and Landing of Groundfish

[SOR/93-16, s. 5]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-39, s. 4]

  •  (1) Despite section 33 of the Fishery (General) Regulations and subject to subsection (2), no person shall return to the water a groundfish caught while fishing for groundfish under the authority of a commercial licence.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if a condition of the licence authorizes or requires the return of the groundfish to the water.

  • SOR/93-16, s. 6;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 31;
  • SOR/2007-20, s. 3.

PART IXMarine Plants

 In this part,

basket drag rake

basket drag rake means a drag rake with an apparatus attached to the rear and forward portions so as to form an enclosure; (râteau traînant à panier)

District

District means a harvesting district described in Schedule XXVI; (arrondissement)

drag rake

drag rake means any gear that is towed over the ocean floor by a vessel for the purpose of collecting marine plants; (râteau traînant)

hand rake

hand rake means any gear that is moved manually over the ocean floor for the purpose of collecting marine plants; (râteau manuel)

holdfast

holdfast, in relation to a marine plant, means that portion of the marine plant by which it is attached to the ocean floor. (pied)

Harvesting Methods and Gear

  •  (1) Subject to the conditions of a licence, no person shall harvest rockweed unless he

    • (a) uses an instrument that severs with a cutting action; and

    • (b) leaves a length of at least 127 mm above the holdfast.

  • (2) No person shall have in his possession any rockweed plant to which the holdfast is attached.

  • (3) Subject to the conditions of a licence, no person shall use a drag rake to harvest Irish moss in

    • (a) that portion of District 1 bounded as follows: commencing from the point at a wooden stake bearing Prince Edward Island Grid Co-ordinate Values N-264973.75 and E-209559.48, thence in a westerly direction on a magnetic bearing of 313°00′ a distance of 700 m to a water buoy, thence in a northerly direction on a magnetic bearing of 43°00′ a distance of approximately 619 m to a water buoy, thence in an easterly direction on a magnetic bearing of 113°00′ a distance of 515 m to a wooden stake on the shore, and thence in a southerly direction on a magnetic bearing of 203°11′ a distance of approximately 644 m to the place of beginning; or

    • (b) that portion of Districts 2 and 3 lying between a line bearing 35° true from Latitude 46°34′37″N., Longitude 63°42′50″W. (Malpeque Harbor Light) and a line bearing 360° true from Latitude 46°24′35″N., Longitude 63°02′32″W. (Tracadie Range Light).

  • (4) Subject to the conditions of a licence, no person shall use a basket drag rake to harvest marine plants.

  • (5) Subject to the conditions of a licence, no person shall harvest Irish moss in District 12 with a hand rake if the distance between the tines of the hand rake is less than 5 mm.

 Notwithstanding the conditions of a licence, no person shall

  • (a) harvest horsetail or Irish moss of the species Chondrus crispus in the waters along the coast of Prince Edward Island lying east of a line bearing 360° true from Latitude 46°26′31″N., Longitude 62°44′54″W. (St. Peters Light) to a line bearing 135° true from Latitude 46°20′N., Longitude 62°17′W. (Souris) from January 1 to December 31; or

  • (b) harvest horsetail or Irish moss in a harvesting district set out in an item of Schedule XXVI during the period set out in that item.

PART XTuna

Interpretation

 In this Part,

angling gear

angling gear means a rod and reel to which is attached a single line with only one hook; (engin de pêche à la ligne)

fishing port

fishing port, in respect of a vessel used in fishing for tuna, means the port or ports specified in the licence under the authority of which the vessel is being operated; (port de pêche)

tended line

tended line means a line that is at least 9 mm in diameter, equipped with only one hook and attached at all times to a fishing vessel while used in fishing, but does not include angling gear. (ligne tendue)

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

Application

 This Part applies in respect of the waters referred to in subsection 3(1) and in respect of all waters of the Atlantic Ocean not referred to in that subsection.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for bluefin using a vessel set out in column I of an item of Schedule XXV with the type of gear set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

Fishing Gear

 Subject to subsection 103(2), no person shall, unless otherwise authorized by a licence, catch a bluefin with any gear other than angling gear or a tended line and retain the bluefin.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

 [Repealed, SOR/96-220, s. 2]

Weight Limits

  •  (1) No person shall have in possession any bluefin tuna that weighs less than 30 kg.

  • (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), no person shall be in possession of any bigeye tuna or yellowfin tuna that weighs less than 3.2 kg.

  • (3) Subsection (2) does not apply where

    • (a) the catching of the bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg was incidental to the catching of larger bigeye tuna; and

    • (b) the number of bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger bigeye tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

  • (4) Subsection (2) does not apply where

    • (a) the catching of the yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg was incidental to the catching of larger yellowfin tuna; and

    • (b) the number of yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger yellowfin tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32;
  • SOR/94-292, s. 5.

Incidental Catches

  •  (1) A person who is fishing under the authority of a licence for swordfish with a longline may retain tuna, other than bluefin, that is caught incidentally.

  • (2) A person who is fishing under the authority of a licence for any species of fish, other than bluefin, with a trap net may, except during the close time beginning on January 1 and ending on April 30, retain any bluefin caught by that trap net in that portion of St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia, inside a straight line joining Latitude 44°28′N., Longitude 64°05′W. (New Harbour Point, Lunenburg County) and Latitude 44°26′N., Longitude 63°46′W. (Brig Point on Betty Island, Halifax County).

  • SOR/92-348, s. 4;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-39, s. 5]

Tagging Bluefin

  •  (1) A person who kills a bluefin tuna shall forthwith attach a valid numbered tag issued by the Department to the ninth finlet from the tail of the bluefin tuna.

  • (1.1) For the purpose of subsection (1), a bluefin tuna tag is valid only for the year indicated on the tag and only if

    • (a) it bears a tag number set out in a licence authorizing the person referred to in subsection (1) to fish for bluefin tuna;

    • (b) the tag number is legible; and

    • (c) it has not been tampered with.

  • (2) No person shall remove a tag attached to a bluefin pursuant to subsection (1) except at the time the bluefin is prepared for consumption.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32;
  • SOR/94-292, s. 7.

 No person shall have in possession a dead bluefin unless there is attached to it a numbered tag referred to in subsection 104(1).

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32.

PART X.1

[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 32]

PART XIMiscellaneous Provisions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish with an otter trawl in any waters set out in an item of Schedule XXXI from a vessel of a length set out in that item during the close time set out in that item.

  • (2) Where a person is the owner of a vessel less than 15.2 m in overall length or was on or before January 1, 1984 the owner of a vessel referred to in the table to this subsection, that person may, subject to these Regulations use that vessel to fish with an otter trawl in the waters set out in column I of item 4 of Schedule XXXI during the period September 1 to December 31.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn II
    ItemVessel NameVessel Registration Number
    1. and 2.[Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 2]
    3[Repealed, SOR/2011-39, s. 6]
    4Martin Bruno150354
  • SOR/93-61, s. 33(F);
  • SOR/94-45, s. 2;
  • SOR/2011-39, s. 6.

 No person shall fish with an otter trawl from a vessel 19.8 m or more in overall length within twelve nautical miles of the nearest shore on the Atlantic sea-coast of Canada.

  • SOR/91-357, s. 3.

 [Repealed, SOR/95-243, s. 1]

 Notwithstanding anything in these Regulations, during the period August 1 to September 30, no person shall fish with an otter trawl, a scallop drag or a groundfish gill net in the waters adjacent to the southwest coast of Nova Scotia enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°01′30″66°10′00″
244°01′30″66°20′00″
343°56′06″66°20′00″
443°56′06″66°09′06″

 Notwithstanding anything in these Regulations, no person shall fish with a vessel more than 15.2 m in overall length in those waters of Northumberland Strait enclosed by the coastlines of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and

  • (a) a straight line joining Latitude 47°00′48″N., Longitude 64°49′40″W. (Eel River, New Brunswick) to Latitude 47°03′15″N., Longitude 64°00′W. (North Cape, Prince Edward Island); and

  • (b) a straight line joining Latitude 46°26′55″N., Longitude 61°58′25″W. (East Point, Prince Edward Island) to Latitude 46°11′N., Longitude 61°25′30″W. (Sight Point, Nova Scotia).

  • SOR/88-543, s. 1.

 No person shall fish with a vessel more than 12 m in overall length in the waters along the Lower North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence that are inside or shoreward of a line drawn from the shore through a point at Latitude 51°24′46″ North and Longitude 57°06′07″ West to a point at Latitude 51°22′ North and Longitude 57°05′49″ West; THENCE, to a point at Latitude 51°21′20″ North and Longitude 57°11′56″ West; and THENCE, through a point at Latitude 51°28′20″ North and Longitude 57°22′38″ West to the shore.

  • SOR/91-357, s. 4.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall

    • (a) fish for any species of fish with a hoop net; or

    • (b) have a hoop net on board a vessel.

  • (2) Where a person is licensed to fish for lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 23 or 25, he may, in that Lobster Fishing Area, use hoop nets to fish for bait to use in his lobster traps if it is not during a close time in that Lobster Fishing Area.

 No person shall fish with a drift net for any species of fish other than salmon in the portion of Salmon Fishing Area 16 (Miramichi Bay) that is enclosed by the coastline of New Brunswick and straight lines joining the following points, in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°26′00″64°53′12″
247°05′06″64°45′21″
347°04′26″64°47′52″
  • SOR/93-61, s. 35.

 [Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 3]

 During the period April 15 to December 31, no person shall fish with a gill net or trap net in that portion of Pistolet Bay, Newfoundland inside a straight line joining Latitude 51°33′06″N., Longitude 55°45′W., (Blackberry Point) to Latitude 51°33′08″N., Longitude 55°52′19″W., (Forest Point).

 During the period July 1 to August 30, no person shall fish with a gill net in the waters adjacent to King’s County, Prince Edward Island enclosed by the coastline of Prince Edward Island and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°26′22″62°45′36″
246°28′05″62°45′36″
346°28′05″62°41′44″
446°27′17″62°41′44″

 No person shall fish with a gill net within 50 m of the coastline of Richmond County, Nova Scotia, measured at normal low tide.

 No person shall, during the period June 1 to September 15, fish for groundfish from a vessel 10.67 m or more in overall length in the waters adjacent to the coast of Labrador enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
153°20′00″55°47′54″
253°20′00″55°44′45″
353°24′15″55°40′30″
453°33′00″55°43′54″
553°33′00″55°46′18″
653°26′15″56°02′06″
  • SOR/91-463, s. 1.

Tending Fishing Gear

 No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 36;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 4(F);
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 12(F).

PART XII

[Repealed, SOR/93-337, s. 4]

SCHEDULE I(Sections 2, 3, 14)Common and Scientific Names of Fish and Marine Plants

PART I

Anadromous Fish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1Salmon (Atlantic, Pink, Coho)Salmo salar, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha and Oncorhynchus kisutch

PART II

Groundfish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1American anglerLophius americanus
2American plaiceHippoglossoides platessoides
3ArgentineArgentina silus
3.1Atlantic hagfishMyxine glutinosa
4Atlantic searobinsPrionotus spp.
5Cod (Atlantic)Gadus morhua
6CunnerTautogolabrus adspersus
7Cusk (Tusk)Brosme brosme
8DogfishSqualidae
9Greenland codGadus ogac
10Greenland halibut (turbot)Reinhardtius hippoglossoides
11HaddockMelanogrammus aeglefinus
12HalibutHippoglossus hippoglossus
13Ling (European)Molva molva
14LumpfishCyclopterus lumpus
15Ocean poutMacrozoarces americanus
16Pollock (Saithe)Pollachius virens
17Arctic cod (Polar cod)Boreogadus saida
18Red hakeUrophycis chuss
19RedfishSebastes spp.
20Roughhead grenadierMacrourus berglax
21Roundnose grenadierMacrourus rupestris
22Sandeel (Sand lance)Ammodytes spp.
23SculpinMyoxocephalus spp.
24Silver hakeMerluccius bilinearis
25SkateRaja spp.
26White hakeUrophycis tenuis
27Winter flounderPseudoplevronectes americanus
28Witch flounderGlyptocephalus cynoglossus
29WolffishAnarhichas spp.
30Yellowtail flounderLimanda ferruginea

PART III

Pelagic Fish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1CapelinMallotus villosus
2HerringClupea harengus
3MackerelScomber scombrus
3.1Shark, including porbeagle, blue and shortfin mako, but excluding dogfishSqualiformes, including Lamna nasus, Prionace glauca and Isurus oxyrinchus, but excluding squalida
4SwordfishXiphias gladius
5Tuna (Albacore, Bigeye, Bluefin, Yellowfin)Thunnus alalunga, Thunnus obesus, Thunnus thynnus, and Thunnus albacares

PART IV

Shellfish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1CrabAny of Cancer borealis, Geryon quinquedens, Cancer irroratus, Chionoecetes opilio and Lithodes maia
2Iceland scallopChlamys islandica
3Jonah crabCancer borealis
4LobsterHomarus americanus
5Ocean quahaugArctica islandica
6Red crabGeryon quinquedens
7Rock crabCancer irroratus
8ScallopChlamys islandica and Placopecten magellanicus
8.1Sea cucumberCucumaria frondosa
9Sea scallopPlacopecten magellanicus
10Sea urchinStrongylocentrotus spp.
11ShrimpPandalus spp.
12Snow crabChionoecetes opilio
12.1Stimpson’s surf clamMactromeris polynyma
13Stone crabLithodes maia
14SquidIllex illecebrosus and Loligo pealei
15WhelkBuccinum undatum

PART V

Marine Plants

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1DulsePalmaria palmata
2Irish mossChondrus chrispus and Gigartina stellata
3Horsetail or Wire weedFurcellaria fastigiata
4RockweedAscophylilum nodosum
  • SOR/87-468, ss. 10(F) to 12(F);
  • SOR/89-85, s. 2;
  • SOR/91-76, ss. 8, 9;
  • SOR/91-225, s. 4(E);
  • SOR/94-292, s. 8;
  • SOR/2005-268, s. 4.

SCHEDULE II(Section 17)Fees for Licences and Registration Cards

PART I

Fees Other Than Commercial Fishing Licence Fees Prescribed By Subsection 17(2.1)

ItemColumn IColumn II
DocumentFee ($)
1Fisher’s Registration Card50.00
2Vessel Registration Card50.00
3Commercial Licence to fish for:
(a)(i) capelin from a vessel 19.8 m or more in overall length but less than 30.5 m in overall length200.00
(a)(ii) capelin from a vessel 30.5 m or more in overall length400.00
(b)(i) snow crab in Crab Fishing Areas 1 and 2 using 300 traps1,800.00
(b)(ii) snow crab in Crab Fishing Areas 1 and 2 using 800 traps7,500.00
(b)(iii) snow crab in any of Crab Fishing Areas 3 to 11 using 300 traps1,100.00
(b)(iv) snow crab in Crab Fishing Area 4 using 800 traps5,300.00
(b)(v) snow crab in Crab Fishing Areas 4 and 5 using 800 traps9,100.00
(b)(vi) snow crab in Crab Fishing Areas 5 to 7C inclusive using 800 traps3,000.00
(b)(vii) snow crab in any other case100.00
(c)(i) groundfish in Division 4X and Subarea 5 from a vessel less than 19.8 m in overall length100.00
(c)(ii) groundfish from a vessel 19.8 m or more in overall length100.00
(d)(i) herring using mobile gear100.00
(d)(ii) herring in any Herring Fishing Area other than Herring Fishing Areas 1 to 14 using weirs or trap nets100.00
(e)(i) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 2, 3, 6, 7 or 830.00
(e)(ii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 17500.00
(e)(iii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 22740.00
(e)(iv) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 23 using 375 traps310.00
(e)(v) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 23 using 563 traps465.00
(e)(vi) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 25 using 250 traps310.00
(e)(vii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 25 using 375 traps465.00
(e)(viii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 24, 26A or 26B using 300 traps310.00
(e)(ix) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 24, 26A or 26B using 450 traps465.00
(e)(x) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 27 using 83 traps160.00
(e)(xi) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 27 using 275 traps530.00
(e)(xii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 27 using 413 traps790.00
(e)(xiii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 28 or 29 using 413 traps150.00
(e)(xiv) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 30 using 75 traps330.00
(e)(xv) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 30 using 250 traps1,100.00
(e)(xvi) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 30 using 375 traps1,650.00
(e)(xvii) lobster in any of Lobster Fishing Areas 31A to 33 using 375 traps150.00
(e)(xviii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 34 using 113 or 124 traps560.00
(e)(xix) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 34 using 375 or 400 traps1,890.00
(e)(xx) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 34 using 563 or 600 traps2,830.00
(e)(xxi) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 38 using 375 traps310.00
(e)(xxii) lobster in Lobster Fishing Area 38 using 563 traps465.00
(e)(xxiii) lobster in any other case100.00
(f)(i) mackerel in Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 to 14 using mobile gear from a vessel less than 19.8 m in overall length100.00
(f)(ii) mackerel using mobile gear from a vessel 19.8 m or more in overall length2,600.00
(f)(iii) mackerel in any Mackerel Fishing Area other than Mackerel Fishing Areas 1 to 14 using trap nets100.00
(g)(i) scallop in Scallop Fishing Area 16580.00
(g)(ii) scallop in Scallop Fishing Area 23 or 2930.00
(g)(iii) scallop in Scallop Fishing Areas 28C and 28D inclusive640.00
(g)(iv) scallop in Scallop Fishing Areas 28A, 28B, 28C and 28D inclusive6,500.00
(g)(v) scallop in any other case100.00
(h)(i) shrimp in Shrimp Fishing Area 1630.00
(h)(ii) shrimp in Shrimp Fishing Area 8920.00
(h)(iii) shrimp in any other case100.00
(i)(i) shark from a vessel less than 19.8 m in overall length100.00
(i)(ii) shark from a vessel 19.8 m or more in overall length but less than 30.5 m in overall length2,800.00
(i)(iii) shark from a vessel 30.5 m or more in overall length16,400.00
(j)(i) swordfish using longlines from a vessel less than 13.7 m in overall length2,920.00
(j)(ii) swordfish using longlines from a vessel 13.7 m or more in overall length3,730.00
(k) Bluefin tuna30.00 plus 150.00 for each tuna tag
(l) tuna other than bluefin100.00
(m) sea urchin100.00
(n) Red crab100.00
(o) any species, in any case not otherwise provided for in this item, per species30.00
4Marine Plant Licence100.00
5Recreational Fishing Licence10.00
6Fish Transporting Licence30.00
7Bait Fishing Licence5.00

PART II

Fees for Commercial Fishing Licences Which Authorise Taking Specific Quantities of Fish

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
SpeciesWatersFee per tonne ($)
1CodAny waters40.50
2Jonah crabAny waters15.00
3Red crabAny waters79.50
4Snow crabCrab Fishing Areas 1 to 1158.50
5Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 12137.00
6Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 1395.00
7Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 1487.00
8Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 15129.00
9Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 16129.00
10Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 17128.00
11Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 18137.00
12Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 19137.00
13Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 20123.00
14Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 21123.00
15Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 22123.00
16Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 23123.00
17Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 24123.00
18Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 25137.00
19Snow crabCrab Fishing Area 26137.00
20FlounderAny waters44.00
21Greenland halibutAny waters55.50
22GrenadierAny waters15.50
23HaddockAny waters77.50
24HalibutAny waters243.50
25HerringAny waters5.00
26LobsterAny waters389.00
27PollockAny waters39.00
28RedfishAny waters14.75
29ScallopAny waters except the waters referred to in item 30547.50 per tonne of scallop meat
30Scallop

Those waters bounded by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed.

PointLatitudeLongitude
146°52.7′N57°28.0′W
2.  46°52.7′N56°29.0′W
3. 46°30.0′N56°29.0′W
4. 46°30.0′N57°28.0′W
546°52.7′N 57°28.0′W
24.50 per tonne of scallop in the shell
31Sea urchinAny waters61.00
32Silver hakeAny waters1.10
33ShrimpAny waters other than Shrimp Fishing Areas 1 to 666.50
34ShrimpShrimp Fishing Areas 1 to 666.50
35Stimpson’s surf clamAny waters23.75
36SwordfishAny waters345.00
37Bluefin tunaAny waters916.00
38White hakeAny waters31.00
  • SOR/86-1000, s. 4;
  • SOR/87-672, s. 8;
  • SOR/87-724, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-85, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-584, ss. 6, 7, 8(F), 9;
  • SOR/91-76, s. 10;
  • SOR/91-498, s. 6;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 54(E);
  • SOR/94-292, s. 9;
  • SOR/96-1, s. 2;
  • SOR/96-281, ss. 1, 2;
  • SOR/98-322, s. 1.

SCHEDULE III(Section 2)Subareas, Divisions and Subdivisions

NOTE A — These Subareas, Divisions and Subdivisions are based on the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries

  • 1(a) Subarea 0

    That portion of the Convention Area bounded on the south by a line extending due east from a point at 61°00′ north latitude and 65°00′ west longitude to a point at 61°00′ north latitude and 59°00′ west longitude thence in a southeasterly direction along a rhumb line to a point at 60°12′ north latitude and 57°13′ west longitude; thence bounded on the east by a series of geodesic lines joining the following points:

    Point No.North LatitudeWest Longitude
    160°12′0″57°13′0″
    261°00′0″57°13′1″
    362°00′5″57°21′1″
    462°02′3″57°21′8″
    562°03′5″57°22′2″
    662°11′5″57°25′4″
    762°47′2″57°41′0″
    863°22′8″57°57′4″
    963°28′6″57°59′7″
    1063°35′0″58°02′0″
    1163°37′2″58°01′2″
    1263°44′1″57°58′8″
    1363°50′1″57°57′2″
    1463°52′6″57°56′6″
    1563°57′4″57°53′5″
    1664°04′3″57°49′1″
    1764°12′2″57°48′2″
    1865°06′0″57°44′1″
    1965°08′9″57°43′9″
    2065°11′6″57°44′4″
    2165°14′5″57°45′1″
    2265°18′1″57°45′8″
    2365°23′3″57°44′9″
    2465°34′8″57°42′3″
    2565°37′7″57°41′9″
    2665°50′9″57°40′7″
    2765°51′7″57°40′6″
    2865°57′6″57°40′1″
    2966°03′5″57°39′6″
    3066°12′9″57°38′2″
    3166°18′8″57°37′8″
    3266°24′6″57°37′8″
    3366°30′3″57°38′3″
    3466°36′1″57°39′2″
    3566°37′9″57°39′6″
    3666°41′8″57°40′6″
    3766°49′5″57°43′0″
    3867°21′6″57°52′7″
    3967°27′3″57°54′9″
    4067°28′3″57°55′3″
    4167°29′1″57°56′1″
    4267°30′7″57°57′8″
    4367°35′3″58°02′2″
    4467°39′7″58°06′2″
    4567°44′2″58°09′9″
    4667°56′9″58°19′8″
    4768°01′8″58°23′3″
    4868°04′3″58°25′0″
    4968°06′8″58°26′7″
    5068°07′5″58°27′2″
    5168°16′1″58°34′1″
    5268°21′7″58°39′0″
    5368°25′3″58°42′4″
    5468°32′9″59°01′8″
    5568°34′0″59°04′6″
    5668°37′9″59°14′3″
    5768°38′0″59°14′6″
    5868°56′8″60°02′4″
    5969°00′8″60°09′0″
    6069°06′8″60°18′5″
    6169°10′3″60°23′8″
    6269°12′8″60°27′5″
    6369°29′4″60°51′6″
    6469°49′8″60°58′2″
    6569°55′3″60°59′6″
    6669°55′8″61°00′0″
    6770°01′6″61°04′2″
    6870°07′5″61°08′1″
    6970°08′8″61°08′8″
    7070°13′4″61°10′6″
    7170°33′1″61°17′4″
    7270°35′6″61°20′6″
    7370°48′2″61°37′9″
    7470°51′8″61°42′7″
    7571°12′1″62°09′1″
    7671°18′9″62°17′5″
    7771°25′9″62°25′5″
    7871°29′4″62°29′3″
    7971°31′8″62°32′0″
    8071°32′9″62°33′5″
    8171°44′7″62°49′6″
    8271°47′3″62°53′1″
    8371°52′9″63°03′9″
    8472°01′7″63°21′1″
    8572°06′4″63°30′9″
    8672°11′0″63°41′0″
    8772°24′8″64°13′2″
    8872°30′5″64°26′1″
    8972°36′3″64°38′8″
    9072°43′7″64°54′3″
    9172°45′7″64°58′4″
    9272°47′7″65°00′9″
    9372°50′8″65°07′6″
    9473°18′5″66°08′3″
    9573°25′9″66°25′3″
    9673°31′1″67°15′1″
    9773°36′5″68°05′5″
    9873°37′9″68°12′3″
    9973°41′7″68°29′4″
    10073°46′1″68°48′5″
    10173°46′7″68°51′1″
    10273°52′3″69°11′3″
    10373°57′6″69°31′5″
    10474°02′2″69°50′3″
    10574°02′6″69°52′0″
    10674°06′1″70°06′6″
    10774°07′5″70°12′5″
    10874°10′0″70°23′1″
    10974°12′5″70°33′7″
    11074°24′0″71°25′7″
    11174°28′6″71°45′8″
    11274°44′2″72°53′0″
    11374°50′6″73°02′8″
    11475°00′0″73°16′3″
    11575°05′0″73°30′0″

    and thence due north to the parallel of 78°10′ north latitude, and bounded on the west by a line beginning at 61°00′ north latitude and 65°00′ west longitude and extending in a northwesterly direction along a rhumb line to the coast of Baffin Island at East Bluff (61°55′ north latitude and 66°20′ west longitude) and thence in a northerly direction along the coast of Baffin Island, Bylot Island, Devon Island and Ellesmere Island and following the meridian of 80° west longitude in the waters between those islands to 78°10′ north latitude and bounded on the north by the parallel of 78°10′ north latitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 0 is composed of two Divisions:
    • Division 0-A

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the north of the parallel of 66°15′ north latitude;

    • Division 0-B

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the south of the parallel of 66°15′ north latitude.

  • 2(a) Subarea 1

    That portion of the Convention Area lying to the east of Subarea 0 and to the north and east of a rhumb line joining a point at 60°12′ north latitude and 57°13′ west longitude with a point at 52°15′ north latitude and 42°00′ west longitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 1 is composed of six Divisions:
    • Division 1A

      That portion of the Subarea lying north of the parallel of 68°50′ north latitude (Christianshaab);

    • Division 1B

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the parallel of 66°15′ north latitude (five nautical miles north of Umanarsugssuak) and the parallel of 68°50′ north latitude (Christianshaab);

    • Division 1C

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the parallel of 64°15′ north latitude (four nautical miles north of Godthaab) and the parallel of 66°15′ north latitude (five nautical miles north of Umanarsugssuak);

    • Division 1D

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the parallel of 62°30′ north latitude (Frederikshaab Glacier) and the parallel of 64°15′ north latitude (four nautical miles north of Godthaab);

    • Division 1E

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the parallel of 60°45′ north latitude (Cape Desolation) and the parallel of 62°30′ north latitude (Frederikshaab Glacier);

    • Division 1F

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the parallel of 60°45′ north latitude (Cape Desolation).

  • 3(a) Subarea 2

    That portion of the Convention Area lying to the east of the meridian of 64°30′ west longitude in the area of Hudson Strait, to the south of Subarea 0, to the south and west of Subarea 1 and to the north of the parallel of 52°15′ north latitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 2 is composed of three Divisions:
    • Division 2G

      That portion of the Subarea lying north of the parallel of 57°40′ north latitude (Cape Mugford);

    • Division 2H

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the parallel of 55°20′ north latitude (Hopedale) and the parallel of 57°40′ north latitude (Cape Mugford);

    • Division 2J

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the parallel of 55°20′ north latitude (Hopedale).

  • 4(a) Subarea 3

    That portion of the Convention Area lying south of the parallel of 52°15′ north latitude; and to the east of a line extending due north from Cape Bauld on the north coast of Newfoundland to 52°15′ north latitude; to the north of the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude; and to the east and north of a rhumb line commencing at 39°00′ north latitude, 50°00′ west longitude and extending in a northwesterly direction to pass through a point at 43°30′ north latitude, 55°00′ west longitude in the direction of a point at 47°50′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude until it intersects a straight line connecting Cape Ray, on the coast of Newfoundland, with Cape North on Cape Breton Island; thence in a northeasterly direction along said line to Cape Ray.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 3 is composed of six Divisions:
    • Division 3K

      That portion of the Subarea lying north of the parallel of 49°15′ north latitude (Cape Freels, Newfoundland);

    • Division 3L

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the Newfoundland coast from Cape Freels to Cape St. Mary’s and a line described as follows: beginning at Cape Freels, thence due east to the meridian of 46°30′ west longitude, thence due south to the parallel of 46°00′ north latitude, thence due west to the meridian of 54°30′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line to Cape St. Mary’s, Newfoundland;

    • Division 3M

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the parallel of 49°15′ north latitude and east of the meridian of 46°30′ west longitude;

    • Division 3N

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the parallel of 46°00′ north latitude and between the meridian of 46°30′ west longitude and the meridian of 51°00′ west longitude;

    • Division 3O

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the parallel of 46°00′ north latitude and between the meridian of 51°00′ west longitude and the meridian of 54°30′ west longitude;

    • Division 3P

      That portion of the Subarea lying south of the Newfoundland coast and west of a line from Cape St. Mary’s, Newfoundland to a point at 46°00′ north latitude, 54°30′ west longitude, thence due south to the limit of the Subarea;

    • Division 3P is divided into two Subdivisions:

      3Pn — Northwestern Subdivision — That portion of Division 3P lying northwest of a line extending from Burgeo Island, Newfoundland, approximately southwest to a point at 46°50′ north latitude and 58°50′ west longitude;

      3Ps — Southeastern Subdivision — That portion of Division 3P lying southeast of the line defined for Subdivision 3Pn.

  • 5(a) Subarea 4

    That portion of the Convention Area lying north of the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, to the west of Subarea 3, and to the east of a line described as follows: beginning at the terminus of the international boundary between the United States of America and Canada in Grand Manan Channel, at a point at 44°46′35.346″ north latitude; 66°54′11.253″ west longitude; thence due south to the parallel of 43°50′ north latitude; thence due west to the meridian of 67°40′ west longitude; thence due south to the parallel of 42°20′ north latitude; thence due east to a point in 66°00′ west longitude; thence along a rhumb line in a southeasterly direction to a point at 42°00′ north latitude and 65°40′ west longitude; and thence due south to the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 4 is composed of six Divisions:
    • Division 4R

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the coast of Newfoundland from Cape Bauld to Cape Ray and a line described as follows: beginning at Cape Bauld, thence due north to the parallel of 52°15′ north latitude, thence due west to the Labrador coast, thence along the Labrador coast to the terminus of the Labrador-Quebec boundary, thence along a rhumb line in a southwesterly direction to a point at 49°25′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence due south to a point at 47°50′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line in a southeasterly direction to the point at which the boundary of Subarea 3 intersects the straight line joining Cape North, Nova Scotia with Cape Ray, Newfoundland, thence to Cape Ray, Newfoundland;

    • Division 4S

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the south coast of Quebec from the terminus of the Labrador-Quebec boundary to Pte. des Monts and a line described as follows: beginning at Pte. des Monts, thence due east to a point at 49°25′ north latitude, 64°40′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line in an east-southeasterly direction to a point at 47°50′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence due north to a point at 49°25′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line in a northeasterly direction to the terminus of the Labrador-Quebec boundary;

    • Division 4T

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the coasts of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec from Cape North to Pte. des Monts and a line described as follows: beginning at Pte. des Monts, thence due east to a point at 49°25′ north latitude, 64°40′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line in a southeasterly direction to a point at 47°50′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence along a rhumb line in a southerly direction to Cape North, Nova Scotia;

    • Division 4V

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the coast of Nova Scotia between Cape North and Fourchu and a line described as follows: beginning at Fourchu, thence along a rhumb line in an easterly direction to a point at 45°40′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence due south along the meridian of 60°00′ west longitude to the parallel of 44°10′ north latitude, thence due east to the meridian of 59°00′ west longitude, thence due south to the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, thence due east to a point where the boundary between Subareas 3 and 4 meets the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, thence along the boundary between Subareas 3 and 4 and a line continuing in a northwesterly direction to a point at 47°50′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, and thence along a rhumb line in a southerly direction to Cape North, Nova Scotia;

    • Division 4V is divided into two Subdivisions:

      4Vn — Northern Subdivision — That portion of Division 4V lying north of the parallel of 45°40′ north latitude;

      4Vs — Southern Subdivision — That portion of Division 4V lying south of the parallel of 45°40′ north latitude;

    • Division 4W

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the coast of Nova Scotia from Halifax to Fourchu and a line described as follows: beginning at Fourchu, thence along a rhumb line in an easterly direction to a point at 45°40′ north latitude, 60°00′ west longitude, thence due south along the meridian of 60°00′ west longitude to the parallel of 44°10′ north latitude, thence due east to the meridian of 59°00′ west longitude, thence due south to the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, thence due west to the meridian of 63°20′ west longitude, thence due north to a point on that meridian at 44°20′ north latitude, thence along a rhumb line in a northwesterly direction to Halifax, Nova Scotia;

    • Division 4X

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the western boundary of Subarea 4 and the coasts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia from the terminus of the boundary between New Brunswick and Maine to Halifax, and a line described as follows: beginning at Halifax, thence along a rhumb line in a southeasterly direction to a point at 44°20′ north latitude, 63°20′ west longitude, thence due south to the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, and thence due west to the meridian of 65°40′ west longitude.

  • 6(a) Subarea 5

    That portion of the Convention Area lying to the west of the western boundary of Subarea 4, to the north of the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, and to the east of the meridian of 71°40′ west longitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 5 is composed of two Divisions:
    • Division 5Y

      That portion of the Subarea lying between the coast of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts from the border between Maine and New Brunswick to 70°00′ west longitude on Cape Cod (at approximately 42°00′ north latitude) and a line described as follows: beginning at a point on Cape Cod at 70°00′ west longitude (at approximately 42°00′ north latitude), thence due north to 42°20′ north latitude, thence due east to 67°40′ west longitude at the boundary of Subareas 4 and 5, and then along that boundary to the boundary of Canada and the United States;

    • Division 5Z

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the south and east of Division 5Y.

    • Division 5Z is divided into two Subdivisions: an eastern Subdivision and a western Subdivision defined as follows:

      5Ze — Eastern Subdivision — That portion of Division 5Z lying east of the meridian of 70°00′ west longitude;

      5Zw — Western Subdivision — That portion of Division 5Z lying west of the meridian of 70°00′ west longitude.

  • 7(a) Subarea 6

    That part of the Convention area bounded by a line beginning at a point on the coast of Rhode Island at 71°40′ west longitude, thence due south to 39°00′ north latitude, thence due east to 42°00′ west longitude, thence due south to 35°00′ north latitude, thence due west to the coast of North America, thence northwards along the coast of North America to the point on Rhode Island at 71°40′ west longitude.

  • (b) 
    Subarea 6 is composed of eight Divisions:
    • Division 6A

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the north of the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude and to the west of Subarea 5;

    • Division 6B

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the west of 70°00′ west longitude, to the south of the parallel of 39°00′ north latitude, and to the north and west of a line running westward along the parallel of 37°00′ north latitude to 76°00′ west longitude and thence due south to Cape Henry, Virginia;

    • Division 6C

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the west of 70°00′ west longitude and to the south of Subdivision 6B;

    • Division 6D

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the east of Divisions 6B and 6C and to the west of 65°00′ west longitude;

    • Division 6E

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the east of Division 6D and to the west of 60°00′ west longitude;

    • Division 6F

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the east of Division 6E and to the west of 55°00′ west longitude;

    • Division 6G

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the east of Division 6F and to the west of 50°00′ west longitude;

    • Division 6H

      That portion of the Subarea lying to the east of Division 6G and to the west of 42°00′ west longitude.

NOTE B — The following Divisions are Special Purpose and Composite Divisions

  • 1 Division 2GH is comprised of Divisions 2G and 2H.

  • 2 Division 3KL is comprised of Divisions 3K and 3L.

  • 3 Division 3NO is comprised of Divisions 3N and 3O.

  • 4 Division 4TVn is comprised of Divisions 4T and Subdivision 4Vn.

  • 5 Division 4VsW is comprised of Subdivision 4Vs and Division 4W.

  • 6 Division 4X (offshore) is comprised of that portion of Division 4X south and east of the straight lines joining coordinates in the order listed: 44°20′N, 63°20′W; 43°00′N, 65°40′W; 43°00′N, 67°40′W.

  • 7 Division 4VW is comprised of Divisions 4V and 4W.

  • 8 Division 3LN is comprised of Divisions 3L and 3N.

  • 9 Division 4VWX is comprised of Divisions 4V, 4W and 4X.

  • 10 Division 3LNO is comprised of Divisions 3L, 3N and 3O.

  • 11 Division 4VW(a) is comprised of Division 4V and that portion of Division 4W lying north of 44°52′ north latitude.

  • 12 Division 4XW(b) is comprised of Division 4X and that portion of Division 4W lying south of 44°52′ north latitude.

  • SOR/87-468, s. 13(F);
  • SOR/93-61, s. 38(E).

SCHEDULE IV / ANNEXE IV(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

CAPELIN FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CAPELAN

Map of Capelin Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

CAPELIN AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CAPELAN

Map of Capelin Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty-four points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 14;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 5.

SCHEDULE V(Section 39)

CAPELIN FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Capelin in Fishing Area No.Vessel and GearClose Time
11(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
22(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
33(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
44(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
55(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
66(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
77(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
88(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
99(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1010(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1111(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1212(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1313(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1414(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to June 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to June 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to June 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to June 1
1515(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
1616(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
1717(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
1818(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
1919(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
2020(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1
2121(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Sept. 1 to May 1
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Sept. 1 to May 1
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Sept. 1 to May 1
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Sept. 1 to May 1

SCHEDULE VI / ANNEXE VI(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

HERRING FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HARENG

Map of Herring Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

HERRING FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HARENG

Map of Herring Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for sixty points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-265, s. 1;
  • SOR/89-203, s. 3;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 6.

SCHEDULE VII(Section 40)

HERRING FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Herring Fishing Area No.GearClose Time
11(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
22(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
33(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
44(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
55(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
66(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
77(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
88(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
99(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1010(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1111(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) May 1 to Sept. 30
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) May 16 to Sept. 30
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) May 16 to Sept. 30
(f) Trap nets(f) May 16 to Sept. 30
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1212(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to June 15
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) June 15 to July 31
(f) Trap nets(f) June 15 to July 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1313(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) July 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) June 15 to July 31
(f) Trap nets(f) June 15 to July 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1414(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Sept. 30
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) June 15 to July 31
(f) Trap nets(f) June 15 to July 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1515(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1616A(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.116B(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.216C(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.316D(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.416E(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.516F(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16.616G(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1717(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Apr. 1 to Nov. 6
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Apr. 1 to Nov. 6
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1818.(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
1919(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Apr. 1 to Nov. 6
(b) Mobile gear operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Apr. 1 to Nov. 6
(c) Seines(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Drift nets(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Gill nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Trap nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Weirs(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2020(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
(b) Mobile gear, except midwater trawls, operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
(c) Midwater trawls operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(c) May 16 to Oct. 14
(d) Seines(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Drift nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Gill nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Trap nets(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Weirs(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2121(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
(b) Mobile gear, except midwater trawls, operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
(c) Midwater trawls operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(c) May 16 to Oct. 14
(d) Seines(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Drift nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Gill nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Trap nets(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Weirs(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2222(a) Mobile gear operated from vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Mobile gear, except midwater trawls, operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Midwater trawls operated from vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Seines(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Drift nets(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Gill nets(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Trap nets(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Weirs(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/87-265, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/87-468, s. 15;
  • SOR/89-203, s. 4;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 53(F).

SCHEDULE VIII(Section 41)

WATERS CLOSED TO HERRING FISHING WITH MOBILE GEAR

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersVessel lengthClose Time
1Waters of St. Marys Bay, Digby County, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 21 inside a straight line joining Latitude 44°22′30″N., Longitude 66°12′10″W. (Petit Passage) to Latitude 44°20′40″N., Longitude 66°07′05″W. (Church Point Wharf Light).Any lengthMay 1 to Sept. 30
2Waters of the Annapolis, Basin, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 21 inside a straight line joining Latitude 44°41′30″N., Longitude 65°47′15″W. (Point Prim Lighthouse) to Latitude 44°40′35″N., Longitude 65°45′12″W. (Victoria Beach Lighthouse).Any lengthApr. 1 to Sept. 30
3Waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick in Herring Fishing Areas 20 and 21 lying north of the parallel of 44°30′35″N., and west of a straight line joining Latitude 44°30′35″N., Longitude 66°46′57″W. (Gannet Rock Light, Charlotte County) to Latitude 45°08′30″N., Longitude 66°13′15″W. (Split Rock, St. John County), but not including those waters set out in item 4.Any lengthApr. 15 to Sept. 30
4Waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick in Herring Fishing Area 21 lying north and west of a line commencing at Latitude 44°51′32″N., Longitude 66°58′50″W.(the International Bridge between Campobello Island and the State of Maine), thence along the coast of Campobello Island to Latitude 44°57′28″N., Longitude 66°54′02″W. (East Quoddy Head Light), thence to Latitude 45°01′06″N., Longitude 66°51′03″W. (Bliss Island Light), thence along the coast of Bliss Island to Latitude 45°01′55″N., Longitude 66°49′22″W., and thence to Latitude 45°02′22″N., Longitude 66°48′30″W. (Pea Island Light).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
5

Waters adjacent to the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 20 enclosed by the coastline of Nova Scotia and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°01′30″66°10′
2.  44°01′30″66°20′
3. 43°56′06″66°20′
4. 43°56′06″66°09′06″
Any lengthDec. 30 to Dec. 31
5.1

Waters adjacent to the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia, in Herring Fishing Area 20, enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°05′   66°11′30″
244°05′ 66°25′
343°55′  66°25′
443°55′  66°09′15″
543°56′06″66°09′06″
643°56′06″66°20′
744°01′30″66°20′
844°01′30″66°10′
944°05′66°11′30″
Any lengthDec. 30 to Dec. 31
6Waters of Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 19 lying inside a straight line joining Latitude 45°18′N., Longitude 60°56′W. (Cape Canso) to Latitude 45°29′N., Longitude 60°54′W. (Green Island).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7

Waters off the coast of the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16D, enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°50′    61°10′
247°15′  61°30′
347°09′ 62°00′
447°19′62°14′
547°53′  61°33′
647°50′  61°10′
Any lengthApr. 1 to June 15
8

Waters of Northumberland Strait, in Herring Fishing Areas 16C, 16E, 16F and 16G, enclosed by

  • (a) the coastlines of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island,

  • (b) a straight line joining Latitude 47°04′25″N., Longitude 64°47′55″W. (Point Escuminac, New Brunswick) to Latitude 47°03′15″N., Longitude 64°00′W. (North Cape, Prince Edward Island), and

  • (c) a straight line joining Latitude 46°26′55″N., Longitude 61°58′25″W. (East Point, Prince Edward Island) to Latitude 46°11′N., Longitude 61°25′30″W. (Sight Point, Nova Scotia).

Vessels more than 15.2 m in overall lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9Waters referred to in item 8.Vessels 15.2 m or less in overall lengthJune 1 to Dec. 31
10

Waters adjacent to the east coast of Prince Edward Island, in Herring Fishing Area 16G, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°26′55″ 61°58′25″
246°23′30″61°50′45″
346°27′  61°43′
446°35′  61°47′
546°25′  63°06′
Vessels more than 15.2 m in overall lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
11Waters referred to in item 10.Vessels 15.2 m or less in overall lengthAug. 15 to Sept. 15
12

Waters adjacent to the northeast coast of Prince Edward Island, in Herring Fishing Area 16E, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°40′    63°53′
247°06′  63°53′
347°06′  64°00′
447°03′15″64°00′
Any lengthAug. 15 to Sept. 15
13

Waters adjacent to the northeast coast of New Brunswick, in Herring Fishing Areas 16B and 16C, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°04′25″64°47′55″
248°05′  64°16′
348°08′  64°24′
447°49′  65°11′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
14

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°00′15″ 65°27′
247°55′  65°27′
348°05′ 64°59′
448°12′  64°45′
548°12′  64°47′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
15

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°12′    64°47′
248°12′  64°45′
348°19′  64°38′
448°23′  64°17′
548°25′  64°19′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
16

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°25′    64°19′
248°12′ 64°17′
348°29′  64°07′
448°37′  64°08′
548°38′  64°10′40″
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
17

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°38′ 64°10′40″
248°37′ 64°08′
348°51′  64°08′
448°51′30″64°12′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
18Waters of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland in Herring Fishing Area 11 lying inside of a straight line joining Latitude 47°34′59″N., Longitude 55°05′10″W. (Faria Head) to Latitude 47°30′01″N., Longitude 55°02′12″W. (Big Head).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/87-265, ss. 4 to 7;
  • SOR/88-543, ss. 2 to 4;
  • SOR/89-203, s. 5;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 39;
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 4.

SCHEDULE IX / ANNEXE IX(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

MACKEREL FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU MAQUEREAU

Map of Mackerel Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

MACKEREL FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU MAQUEREAU

Map of Mackerel Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty-nine points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 16;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 7.

SCHEDULE X(Section 46)

MACKEREL FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Mackerel Fishing Area No.Vessel and GearClose Time
11(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
22(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
33(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
44(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
55(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
66(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
77(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
88(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
99(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1010(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1111(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1212(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1313(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1414(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to July 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to July 31
1515(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
1616(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
1717(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
1818(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
1919(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
2020(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31
2121(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to May 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to May 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to May 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to May 31

SCHEDULE X.1(Section 51.3)

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
WatersSpeciesMethodClose Time
1The waters located in the coastline regions of Charlevoix and of the Upper North Shore, between La Malbaie (dock of Pointe-au-Pic), in a westerly direction, and Pointes-des-Monts, in an easterly direction(1) Surf clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(2) Atlantic razor clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(3) Soft-shell clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(4) Mussel(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
2The waters located in the coastline regions of the Mid and Lower North Shore, between Pointe-des-Monts, in a westerly direction, and Blanc-Sablon (Pointe Saint-Charles), in an easterly direction(1) Surf clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(2) Atlantic razor clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(3) Soft-shell clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(4) Mussel(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
3The waters located in the coastline regions of the Lower St. Lawrence and Gaspé, between Rivière-du-Loup (Pointe des Ha! Ha!), in a westerly direction, and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Interprovincial Bridge), in an easterly direction, including along the Gaspé Peninsula and Chaleur Bay(1) Surf clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(2) Atlantic razor clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(3) Soft-shell clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(4) Mussel(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
4The waters located around the Magdalen Islands to a distance of 12 nautical miles of the nearest point on the shore(1) Surf clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(2) Atlantic razor clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(3) Soft-shell clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(4) Mussel(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Jan. 15
(5) OysterAny methodFrom Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
5Other waters(1) Surf clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(2) Atlantic razor clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(3) Soft-shell clam(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(4) Mussel(a) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(a) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(b) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(b) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(c) Drag rake(c) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(d) Hydraulic device(d) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(e) Mechanical device(e) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(f) Any other method(f) From Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
(5) OysterAny methodFrom Jan. 1 to Mar. 1
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 4;
  • SOR/2011-39, s. 7.

SCHEDULE XI / ANNEXE XI(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

CRAB FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CRABE

Map of Crab Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART IIA / PARTIE IIA

CRAB FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CRABE

Map of Crab Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty points outlining the areas

PART IIB / PARTIE IIB

CRAB FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CRABE

Map of Crab Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for thirty-five points outlining the areas

PART III / PARTIE III

CRAB FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CRABE

Map of Crab Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for thirty-five points outlining the areas
  • SOR/89-564, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-441, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 8.

SCHEDULE XII(Section 52)

CRAB FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn II
Crab Fishing Area No.Close Time
11(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
22(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
33A(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
3.13B(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
3.23C(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
3.33D(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
44(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
55(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
66A(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
6.16B(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
6.26C(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
77A(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
7.17B(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
7.27C(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
88(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
99(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
1010(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
1111(a) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with 400 or more crab traps
(b) Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 for persons authorized to fish with less than 400 crab traps
1212Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
1313Jan. 1 to July 31
1414Jan. 1 to July 31
1515Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
1616Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
1717Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
1818Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
1919Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2020Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2121Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2222Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2323Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2424Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2525Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
2626Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
  • SOR/89-564, s. 2;
  • SOR/90-441, s. 2;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 9;
  • SOR/2003-137, s. 13.

SCHEDULE XIII / ANNEXE XIII(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

LOBSTER FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HOMARD

Map of Lobster Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

LOBSTER FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HOMARD

Map of Lobster Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for fifty-two points outlining the areas

PART III / PARTIE III

LOBSTER FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HOMARD

Map of Lobster Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for fifty-three points outlining the areas

PART IV / PARTIE IV

LOBSTER FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HOMARD

Map of Lobster Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for four points outlining the areas

PART V / PARTIE V

LOBSTER FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU HOMARD

Map of Lobster Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty-three points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-197, s. 1;
  • SOR/87-468, s. 17;
  • SOR/88-232, s. 2;
  • SOR/88-543, s. 5;
  • SOR/89-204, s. 2;
  • SOR/91-273, s. 1;
  • SOR/92-513, ss. 1, 2;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 10;
  • SOR/95-243, s. 2;
  • SOR/2011-12, s. 1.

SCHEDULE XIV(Section 57)

LOBSTER CLOSE TIMES AND MINIMUM LENGTHS

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Lobster Fishing Area No.Close TimeMinimum Length of Lobster
11July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
22July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
33July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
44July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
55July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
66July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
77July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
88July 16 to Apr. 1981 mm
99July 1 to Apr. 1981 mm
1010July 1 to Apr. 1981 mm
1111July 1 to Apr. 1981 mm
1212July 1 to Apr. 1981 mm
1313AJuly 6 to Apr. 1981 mm
13.113BJuly 6 to Apr. 1981 mm
1414AJuly 11 to May 481 mm
14.114BJuly 11 to May 481 mm
14.214CJuly 11 to May 481 mm
1515Aug. 13 to 05:00 h May 3176 mm
1616Aug. 11 to 05:00 h May 1976 mm
1717Aug. 6 to 05:00 h June 476 mm
1818Aug. 1 to 05:00 h May 1976 mm
1919July 10 to 05:00 h May 876 mm
2020AJuly 1 to 17:00 h Apr. 3076 mm
20.120BJuly 8 to 17:00 h May 776 mm
2121July 10 to 05:00 h May 876 mm
2222July 1 to 05:00 h Apr. 3076 mm
2323July 1 to 06:00 h Apr. 30
  • (a) 66.7 mm in 1991

  • (b) 68.3 mm in 1992

  • (c) 70 mm in 1993 and in subsequent years

2424July 1 to 06:00 h Apr. 3063.5 mm
2525Oct. 11 to 06:00 h Aug. 9
  • (a) 65.1 mm in 1990

  • (b) 66.7 mm in 1991

  • (c) 68.3 mm in 1992

  • (d) 70 mm in 1993 and subsequent years

2626AJuly 1 to 06:00 h Apr. 30
  • (a) 65.1 mm in 1991

  • (b) 66.7 mm in 1992

  • (c) 68.3 mm in 1993

  • (d) 70 mm in 1994 and subsequent years

26.126BJuly 1 to 06:00 h Apr. 3070 mm
2727July 16 to 05:00 h May 1570 mm
2828July 10 to 05:00 h May 981 mm
2929July 11 to 05:00 h May 1081 mm
3030July 21 to 05:00 h May 1981 mm
3131AJuly 1 to 06:00 h Apr. 2981 mm
31.131BJune 21 to 06:00 h Apr. 1981 mm
3232June 21 to 06:00 h Apr. 1981 mm
3333June 1 to 07:00 h on the last Monday in Nov.81 mm
3434June 1 to 07:00 h on the last Monday in Nov.81 mm
3535
  • (a) Jan. 1 to 07:00 h on the last day of Feb.

  • (b) Aug. 1 to 07:00 h Oct. 14

81 mm
3636
  • (a) Jan. 15 to 07:00 Mar. 31

  • (b) June 30 to 07:00 h on the second Tuesday in Nov.

81 mm
3737
  • (a) Jan. 15 to 07:00 h Mar. 31

  • (b) June 30 to 07:00 h on the second Tuesday in Nov.

81 mm
3838June 30 to 07:00 h on the second Tuesday in Nov.81 mm
39[Repealed, SOR/91-273, s. 3]
4040Jan. 1 to Dec. 3181 mm
4141Jan. 1 to Jan. 281 mm
  • SOR/87-197, s. 2;
  • SOR/88-208, s. 2;
  • SOR/88-232, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-204, s. 3;
  • SOR/90-236, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-256, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-457, ss. 1, 2;
  • SOR/91-273, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/92-513, ss. 3, 4;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 40;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 11.

SCHEDULE XV / ANNEXE XV(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

SCALLOP FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU PÉTONCLE

Map of Scallop Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART IIA / PARTIE IIA

SCALLOP FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU PÉTONCLE

Map of Scallop Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty-four points outlining the areas

PART II B / PARTIE II B

SCALLOP FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU PÉTONCLE

Map of Scallop Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for eleven points outlining the areas

PART III / PARTIE III

SCALLOP FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU PÉTONCLE

Map of Scallop Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for thirty-seven points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 18;
  • SOR/87-672, s. 9;
  • SOR/88-543, S. 6;
  • SOR/93-61, ss. 41, 42;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 12;
  • SOR/94-59, s. 5;
  • SOR/94-437, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-243, s. 3.

SCHEDULE XVI(Section 63)

SCALLOP FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Scallop Fishing Area No.Vessel ClassClose Time
11(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
22(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
33(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
44(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
55(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
66(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
77(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
88(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
99(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1010(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1111(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1212(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1313(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1414(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1515(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1616(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1717(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1818(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1919(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2020(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Oct. 1 to Dec. 31
2121(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
22. 22(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
2323(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2424(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Apr. 30
2525(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2626(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2727(a) Class Sc-1(a) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2828A(a) Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
28.128B(a) Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
28.228C(a) Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
28.328D(a) Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(b) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2929(a) Class Sc-1(a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(b) Class Sc-2(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Class Sc-3(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Class Sc-4(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Class Sc-5(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Class Sc-6(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(g) Class Sc-7(g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(h) Class Sc-8(h) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(i) Class Sc-9(i) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(j) Classes other than Classes Sc-1 to Sc-9(j) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/87-672, s. 10;
  • SOR/94-59, s. 6.

SCHEDULE XVII / ANNEXE XVII(Section 2 / article 2)

SHRIMP FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DE LA CREVETTE

Map of Shrimp Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 19.

SCHEDULE XVIII(Section 72)

SHRIMP FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn II
Shrimp Fishing Area No.Close Time
11Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
22Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
33Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
44Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
55Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
66Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
77Jan. 1 to Jan. 31
88Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
99Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1010Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1111Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1212Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1313Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1414Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1515Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
1616Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

SCHEDULE XIX / ANNEXE XIX(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

SQUID FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CALMAR

Map of Squid Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

SQUID FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU CALMAR

Map of Squid Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for forty-nine points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 20;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 13.

SCHEDULE XX(Section 74)

SQUID FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Squid Fishing Area No.Vessel and GearClose Time
11(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
22(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
33(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
44(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
55(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
66(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
77(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
88(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
99(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1010(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1111(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1212(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1313(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1414(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1515(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1616(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1717(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1818(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
1919(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
2020(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
2121(a) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(a) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(b) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using any gear other than mobile gear(b) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(c) Vessels less than 19.8 m in overall length using mobile gear(c) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31
(d) Vessels 19.8 m or more in overall length using mobile gear(d) Jan. 1 to Mar. 31

SCHEDULE XXI / ANNEXE XXI(Section 2 / article 2)

PART I / PARTIE I

SALMON FISHING AREAS / ZONES DE PÊCHE DU SAUMON

Map of Salmon Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for seven points outlining the areas

PART II / PARTIE II

SALMON FISHING AREA /ZONES DE PÊCHE DU SAUMON

Map of Salmon Fishing Areas with latitude and longitude coordinates for fifty-three points outlining the areas
  • SOR/87-468, s. 21;
  • SOR/88-543, s. 7;
  • SOR/94-45, s. 14.

SCHEDULE XXII(Section 77)

SALMON FISHING AREA CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Salmon Fishing Area No.GearClose Time
11Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
22Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
33Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
44Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
55Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
66Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
77Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
88Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
99Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
1010Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
1111Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
1212Any gearJan. 1 to Dec. 31
1313Any gearJuly 11 to May 31
1414Any gearJan. 1 to May 14
1515Any gearAug. 1 to June 13
1616Any gear other than drift netsAug. 1 to May 31
1716Drift nets12:00 h Aug. 1 to 12:00 h June 12
1817Any gearAug. 1 to May 31
1918Any gearOct. 11 to May 14
2019Any gearJuly 7 to June 17
2120Any gearJuly 7 to June 17
2221Any gearJuly 7 to June 17
2322Any gearAug. 11 to July 22
2423Any gear other than drift netsJuly 28 to July 15
2523Drift nets12:00 h July 28 to 12:00 h July 15

SCHEDULE XXIII(Section 87)

GROUNDFISH CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
SpeciesStock AreaVessel ClassClose Time
1American plaice(1) Subarea (2) and Division 3K(1) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Subarea 2 and Division 3K(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 3LN0(3) Any vessel class(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 3M(4) Any vessel class(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Subdivision 3Ps(5) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Subdivision 3Ps(6) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (5)(6) Dec. 31 to Dec. 31
(7) Division 4T(7) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and E to Z(7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(8) Division 4T(8) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (7)(8) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2Argentine(1) Division 4VWX(1) Vessel classes E to Z(1) Nov. 16 to Apr. 14
(2) Division 4VWX(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 5Z(3) Any vessel class(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
3Cod(1) Division 2GH(1) Any vessel class(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 2J(2) Any vessel class(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 3K(3) Any vessel class(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 3L(4) Any vessel class(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(5) Division 3M(5) Any vessel class(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Division 3NO(6) Vessel classes B1 to B220, D1 to D220 and E to Z(6) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(7) Division 3NO(7) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (6)(7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(8) Subdivision 3Ps(8) Any vessel class(8) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(9) Subdivision 3Pn and Divisions 4R and 4S(9) Vessel classes B1 to B220(9) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(10) Subdivision 3Pn and Divisions 4R and 4S(10) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (9)(10) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(11) Division 4T(11) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and E to Z(11) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(12) Division 4T(12) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (11)(12) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(13) Subdivision 4Vn(13) Any vessel class(13) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(14) Division 4VsW(14) Any vessel class(14) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(15) Division 4X(15) Any vessel class(15) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(16) Division 5Y(16) Vessel classes B1 to B220, D1 to D220, and E to Z(16) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(17) Division 5Y(17) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (16)(17) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
(18) Division 5Z(18) Any vessel class(18) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
4Greenland halibut(1) Subarea 0(1) Vessel classes E to Z(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Subarea 0(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 2GH(3) Vessel classes E to Z(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 2GH(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Divisions 2J and 3KL(5) Any vessel class(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T(6) Vessel classes B1 to B220, D1 to D220, and E to Z(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(7) Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T(7) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (6)(7) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
5Haddock(1) Division 3LNO(1) Vessel classes B1 to B220(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 3LNO(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Subdivision 3Ps(3) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Subdivision 3Ps(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(5) Division 4VW(5) Any vessel class(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Division 4X(6) Any vessel class(6) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(7) Subarea 5(7) Any vessel class(7) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
6Halibut(1) Division 3NO(1) Any vessel class(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Subdivision 3Ps(2) Any vessel class(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T(3) Any vessel class(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 4VWX(4) Any vessel class(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
6.1Lumpfish(1) Division 2G(1) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 2G(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 2H(3) Vessel Classes A1 to A3000(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 2H(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Division 2J(5) Vessel Classes A1 to A3000(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Division 2J(6) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (5)(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(7) Division 3K(7) Vessel Classes A1 to A3000(7) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(8) Division 3K(8) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (7)(8) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(9) Division 3L(9) Vessel Classes A1 to A3000(9) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(10) Division 3L(10) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (9)(10) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(11) Subdivision 3Ps(11) Vessel Classes A1 to A3000(11) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(12) Subdivision 3Ps(12) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (11)(12) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(13) Subdivision 3Pn(13) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(13) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(14) Subdivision 3Pn(14) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (13)(14) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(15) Division 4R(15) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(15) Dec. 1 to Dec. 31
(16) Division 4R(16) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (15)(16) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(17) Division 4S(17) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(17) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(18) Division 4S(18) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (17)(18) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(19) Division 4T(19) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(19) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(20) Division 4T(20) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (19)(20) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(21) Subdivision 4Vn(21) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(21) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(22) Subdivision 4Vn(22) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (21)(22) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(23) Subdivision 4Vs(23) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(23) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(24) Subdivision 4Vs(24) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (23)(24) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(25) Division 4W(25) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(25) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(26) Division 4W(26) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (25)(26) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(27) Division 4X(27) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(27) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(28) Division 4X(28) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (27)(28) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(29) Subarea 5(29) Vessel classes A1 to A3000(29) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(30) Subarea 5(30) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (29)(30) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
7Pollock(1) Division 3LNO(1) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 3LNO(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Subdivision 3Ps(3) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Subdivision 3Ps(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(5) Division 4VWX and Subarea 5(5) Vessel classes B1 to B220(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Division 4VWX and Subarea 5(6) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (5)(6) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
8Redfish(1) Subarea 2 and Division 3K(1) Vessel classes B1 to B220, C1 to C6000 and D1 to D220(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Subarea 2 and Division 3K(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 3LN(3) Vessel classes B1 to B220, C1 to C6000 and D1 to D220(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Division 3LN(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(5) Division 3M(5) Vessel classes E to Z(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Division 3M(6) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (5)(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(7) Division 3O(7) Vessel classes E to Z(7) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(8) Division 3O(8) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (7)(8) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(9) Division 3P(9) Vessel classes B1 to B220 and D1 to D220(9) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(10) Division 3P(10) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (9)(10) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(11) Division 4R(11) Vessel classes E to Z(11) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(12) Division 4R(12) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (11)(12) Jan. 1 to May 31
(13) Division 4S(13) Vessel classes E to Z(13) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(14) Division 4S(14) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (13)(14) Jan. 1 to May 31
(15) Division 4T(15) Vessel classes E to Z(15) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(16) Division 4T(16) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (15)(16) Jan. 1 to May 31
(17) Division 4VWX(17) Vessel classes A1 to A3000 and B1 to B220(17) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(18) Division 4VWX(18) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (17)(18) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(19) Subarea 5(19) Any vessel class(19) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
9Red hake and white hake(1) Division 3NO(1) Any vessel class(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 4T(2) Vessel classes B1 to B220, D1 to D220 and E to Z(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 4T(3) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (2)(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Subarea 5(4) Any vessel class(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
10Roundnose grenadier(1) Subarea 0(1) Any vessel class(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Subareas 2 and 3(2) Any vessel class(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
11Silver hake(1) Division 4VWX(1) Vessel classes E to Z(1) Nov. 16 to Apr. 14
(2) Division 4VWX(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Subarea 5(3) Any vessel class(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
12Witch flounder(1) Divisions 2J and 3KL(1) Any vessel class(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 3NO(2) Vessel classes D1 to D220 and E to Z(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(3) Division 3NO(3) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (2)(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Subdivision 3Ps(4) Vessel classes B1 to B220(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Subdivision 3Ps(5) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (4)(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Divisions 4R and 4S(6) Vessel classes B1 to B220(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(7) Divisions 4R and 4S(7) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (6)(7) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
13Yellowtail flounder(1) Division 3LNO(1) Vessel classes E to Z(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 3LNO(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Subarea 5(3) Vessel classes E to Z(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(4) Subarea 5(4) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (3)(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
14Yellowtail flounder, Witch flounder, Winter flounder and American plaice(1) Division 4VWX(1) Vessel classes B1 to B220(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Division 4VWX(2) Any vessel class not referred to in subitem (1)(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/88-141, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-85, s. 4;
  • SOR/89-584, s. 10;
  • SOR/91-76, s. 11;
  • SOR/94-45, ss. 15 to 23;
  • SOR/94-437, s. 2.

SCHEDULE XXIV(Section 90)

WATERS CLOSED TO FISHING FOR GROUNDFISH

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersGearClose Time
1

The waters of Division 4X enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
142°04′65°44′
242°40′64°30′
343°00′66°30′
443°00′66°32′
542°20′66°32′
642°20′66°00′
742°04′65°44′
Any gearMarch 1 to May 31
2

The waters of Subarea 5 enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
142°20′67°00′
241°15′67°00′
341°15′65°40′
442°00′65°40′
542°20′66°00′
642°20′67°00′
Any gearMarch 1 to May 31
3The waters of Division 4VW enclosed by the coastline of Nova Scotia and a line joining Latitude 47°04′46″N., Longitude 60°23′25″W. (Money Point) to Latitude 47°09′N., Longitude 60°13′W., thence to Latitude 43°25′N., Longitude 54°52′W., thence following the outer limit of Canadian fisheries waters to Latitude 40°35′N., Longitude 59°58′W. and thence to Latitude 44°57′18″N., Longitude 62°09′W. (Mitchell Bay).Gill nets except when fishing for lump-fishJan. 1 to Dec. 31
3.1[Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 24]
4

The waters of Divisions 4W and 4X off Chebucto Head, Nova Scotia enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°30′20″63°28′00″
244°08′00″63°09′45″
344°04′35″63°27′0″
444°14′10″63°34′45″
544°14′50″63°33′30″
644°19′05″63°37′00″
744°30′20″63°28′00″
Gill netsFeb. 1 to March 31
5[Repealed, SOR/94-45, s. 25]
6

The waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick bounded by

  • (a) a line joining Latitude 44°51′8″., Longitude 66°54′2″W. (East Quoddy Head, Campobello Island) to Latitude 44°58′25″., Longitude 66°54′15″. (easternmost end of Spruce Island), thence to Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°56′55″W. (south side of the entrance to Northwest Harbour, Deer Island); and

  • (b) a line joining Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°59′08″W. (ferry landing at Deer Island Point, Deer Island) to Latitude 44°55′40″N., Longitude 66°59′45″. (interception of the International Boundary),  thence in a southerly direction along the International Boundary to Latitude 44°51′32″N., Longitude 66°58′50″W. (International Bridge at Little Narrows).

Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7

The waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°26′64°53′12″
247°04′24″64°21′45″
347°00′48″64°49′40″
Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8

The waters adjacent to Petty Hr.-Maddox Cove, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°29′03″52°38′04″
247°28′33″52°36′
347°25′42″52°37′31″
447°22′18″52°40′36″
547°22′40″52°43′
Gill nets and longlinesJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9The waters of Motion Bay, Newfoundland inside a straight line joining Latitude 47°29′03″N., Longitude 52°38′04″W. (North Head) to Latitude 47°26′09″N., Longitude 52°39′36″W. (Motion Head) and that are more than 310 m from shore.Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
10The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 47°26′09″N. (Motion Head, Newfoundland) and 47°25′25″N. (Haye’s Point, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
11

The waters adjacent to Fermeuse, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°57′30″52°53′42″
246°56′32″52°51′48″
346°55′12″52°52′24″
446°55′35″52°54′16″
LonglinesJuly 1 to Oct. 31
12

The waters adjacent to Renews — Cappahayden, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°54′25″52°55′05″
246°53′48″52°52′
346°50′36″52°53′24″
446°51′03″52°56′28″
Gill netsJune 1 to Sept. 30
13

The waters adjacent to Renews — Cappahayden, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°54′25″52°55′05″
246°53′48″52°52′
346°52′23″52°52′36″
446°52′23″52°55′06″
546°51′52°55′42″
646°51′03″52°56′28″
LonglinesJune 1 to Sept. 30
14The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°55′36″N. and 46°54′25″N. and that are seaward of a straight line joining 46°55′36″N., Longitude 52°54′34″W. (Sculpin Point, Newfoundland) to Latitude 46°54′25″N., Longitude 52°55′05″W. (Renews Head, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
15The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°53′48″N. and 46°49′47″N. and that are seaward of a straight line joining Latitude 46°53′48″N., Longitude 52°54′56″W. (Renews Island, Newfoundland) to Latitude 46°49′47″N., Longitude 52°55′48″W. (Small Point, Newfoundland).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
16The waters of Division 3L that lie between the parallels of 46°54′25″N. (Renews Head, Newfoundland) and 46°53′32″N. (Bull Cove, Newfoundland) and that are more than 238 m from the nearest shore.Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
17The waters off Harbour Grace Island, Newfoundland that are within ¾ of a nautical mile of Harbour Grace Island Light at Latitude 47°42′42.56″N., Longitude 53°08′33.83″W. and that lie on any bearing between 312° and 0° True or between 0° and 132° True from that light.Gill nets and trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
18

The waters of Division 3L in the vicinity of Ragged Islands, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland that are enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°14′30″53°27′25″
248°14′38″53°26′35″
348°14′28″53°25′28″
448°14′53°26′40″
548°13′57″53°27′33″
648°14′30″53°27′25″
Gill nets and trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
19

The waters adjacent to Bonavista, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed but not including the waters referred to in item 20.

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°38′28″53°07′30″
248°39′57″53°11′36″
348°45′51″53°06′48″
448°46′06″52°56′12″
548°40′53°04′40″
Gill netsAug. 11 to June 30
20

The waters within the area described in item 19 known locally as:

  • (a) Western Ledge — Turr’s Egg;

  • (b) Stone Island Ground; and

  • (c) Net Grounds and Northern Ledge.

Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
21The waters within 55 m of the shore in that part of St. George’s Bay, Newfoundland inside of a straight line joining Latitude 48°08′30″N., Longitude 58°57′26″W. (Shoal Point) to Latitude 48°33′25″N., Longitude 58°43′12″W. (Gravels).Trap netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
22The waters of the Bay of Islands, Newfoundland enclosed by the coastline and a line joining Latitude 49°06′N., Longitude 58°21′W. (Tortoise Point) to Latitude 49°04′N., Longitude 58°11′W. (Shoal Point), thence to Latitude 49°08′N., Longitude 58°09′W. (Middle Arm Point), thence to Latitude 49°11′N., Longitude 58°07′W. (North Arm Point), and thence to Latitude 49°14′N., Longitude 58°12′W. (Crab Point).Trap netsApr. 15 to Sept. 15
23In that portion of any river estuary in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island that is upstream of the first point where that estuary is 0.8 km in width at normal low tide.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/91-76, ss. 12 to 14;
  • SOR/93-61, s. 43(F);
  • SOR/94-45, ss. 24, 25;
  • SOR/94-60, s. 4;
  • SOR/94-437, s. 3.

SCHEDULE XXV(Section 99)

BLUEFIN CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
VesselType of GearClose Time
1A vessel with a fishing port in Newfoundland.(a) Angling gear(a) Oct. 16 to July 14
(b) Tended lines(b) Oct. 16 to July 14
2A vessel with a fishing port in Quebec.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
3A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of the northern coastline of Prince Edward Island from Cape Tryon to East Point.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
4A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of the coastline of Prince Edward Island from East Point running southerly and westerly to, but not including, Borden.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
5A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of Prince Edward Island not referred to in item 3 or 4.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to Aug. 19
6A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of the coastline of Nova Scotia within Division 4T.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to Aug. 24
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to Aug. 24
7A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of the coastline of New Brunswick from the border between New Brunswick and Quebec to a point at Latitude 47°00′48″N, Longitude 64°49′40″W.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
8A vessel with a fishing port located on any part of the coastline of New Brunswick from a point at Latitude 47°00′48″N, Longitude 64°49′40″W, to the Nova Scotia border.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 31
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to July 31
9A vessel with a fishing port not referred to in any of items 1 to 8.(a) Angling gear(a) Jan. 1 to July 14
(b) Tended lines(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/93-61, s. 44.

SCHEDULE XXVI(Sections 94 and 96)

MARINE PLANT HARVESTING DISTRICTS AND CLOSE TIMES

ItemColumn IColumn II
Harvesting DistrictsPeriod
1District 1. Waters adjacent to the west shore of Prince Edward Island between West Point, Prince County and North Point, Prince County.November 1 to June 10
2District 2. Waters adjacent to the north shore of Prince Edward Island between North Point, Prince County and the Prince/Queens Counties boundary.November 1 to June 30
3District 3. Waters adjacent to the north shore of Queens County, Prince Edward Island.November 1 to June 30
4District 4. Waters adjacent to Kings County, Prince Edward Island.November 1 to June 30
5District 5. Waters adjacent to the south shore of Queens County, Prince Edward Island.November 1 to June 6
6District 6. Waters adjacent to the south shore of Prince County, Prince Edward Island between the Prince/Queens Counties boundary and West Point.November 1 to June 6
7District 7. Waters adjacent to the north and Northeast shores of New Brunswick between the Quebec and Nova Scotia borders.November 1 to June 6
8District 8. Waters adjacent to the north shores of Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to June 30
9District 9. Waters adjacent to the shores of Antigonish and Inverness Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to June 30
10District 10. Waters adjacent to the shores of Victoria, Cape Breton and Richmond Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to July 15
11District 11. Waters adjacent to the shores of Guysborough, Halifax and Lunenburg Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to June 30
12District 12. Waters adjacent to the shores of Queens, Shelburne, Yarmouth, Digby, Annapolis and Kings Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to June 6
13District 13. Waters adjacent to the shores of Kings County and the south shores of Colchester and Cumberland Counties, Nova Scotia.November 1 to June 6
14District 14. Waters adjacent to the south shore of Westmoreland County and the shores of Albert, Saint John and Charlotte Counties, New Brunswick.November 1 to June 30
  • SOR/93-61, s. 45(F).

SCHEDULES XXVII TO XXX

[Repealed, SOR/93-61, s. 46]

SCHEDULE XXXI(Section 106)

WATERS IN WHICH OTTER TRAWL FISHING IS PROHIBITED

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersVessel LengthClose Time
1St. Marys Bay, Digby County, Nova Scotia inside of a straight line joining Cape St. Marys to Gull Rock lying off the southern extremity of Brier Island.12.192 m or more registered lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Waters described in item 1.Less than 12.192 m registered lengthNov. 1 to Dec. 1
3Waters of Jordan Bay, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia inside of a straight line joining Latitude 43°39′N., Longitude 65°14′W. (Bony Point) to Latitude 43°39′N., Longitude 65°08′W. (Western Head).Any lengthJan.1 to Dec. 31
4That part of the Bay of Chaleur west of a straight line joining the lighthouse at Grande Anse, Gloucester County, New Brunswick to the lighthouse at Paspebiac, Bonaventure County, Quebec.Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
5That part of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia north of a straight line joining the lighthouse at Peggy’s Point, Halifax County to the most southerly point of Southwest Island, Lunenberg County.Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
6That part of Gaspé Bay, Quebec, west of a straight line joining Latitude 48°45′03″N., Longitude 64°09′48″W. (Gaspé Point) to Latitude 48°42′41″N., Longitude 64°16′29″W. (anse au Matelot).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7That part of the Saguenay River, Quebec lying upstream of a straight line joining Latitude 48°07′24″N., Longitude 69°43′W. (Pointe Noire) to Latitude 48°08′06″N., Longitude 69°42′06″W. (Pointe Rouge).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8That part of Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia west of a straight line joining Cape Canso to Green Island.Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9

The waters adjacent to the eastern tip of Prince Edward Island enclosed by the coast-line and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°25′00″62°03′00″
246°22′13″62°00′06″
346°18′40″62°07′54″
446°21′00″62°10′00″
Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
10The waters of Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick and all Canadian fisheries waters northwest of a straight line joining Deadman Head to East Quoddy Head on Campobello Island, thence southwesterly along the coast of Campobello Island to Windmill Point, thence to Indian Head on Indian Island, thence along the west coast of Indian Island to the most southerly tip thereof, and thence due south to the international boundary.Any lengthOct. 1 to June 30
11The waters of Etang Bay, Charlotte County, New Brunswick including all the waters north of a straight line joining Pea Island Light to Mascabin Point Light.Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
12All Canadian fisheries waters in Western Passage on the western side of Deer Island, New Brunswick, and the waters within one nautical mile of the northwest shore of the island from Calders Head to the southwest edge of Pendleton Island, New Brunswick.Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
13The waters of Bras d’Or Lake, Nova Scotia, bounded on the north by a line joining Cape Dauphin, Victoria County, and Point Aconi, Cape Breton County, thence running to Alder Point, Cape Breton County, and on the south by the No. 4 Highway Bridge located at St. Peters Canal, Richmond County.13.7 m or more in overall lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
14Waters referred to in item 13.Less than 13.7 m in overall lengthJan. 1 to July 31
15

The waters adjacent to the southwest coast of Nova Scotia enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°01′30″66°10′
244°01′30″66°20′
343°56′06″66°20′
443°56′06″66°09′06″
Any lengthAug. 1 to Sept. 30
16

The waters off White Head, Nova Scotia enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°36′61°04′
244°46′61°20′
345°00′61°06′
445°06′60°51′
544°56′60°45′
644°36′61°04′
19.8 m or more in overall lengthJan. 1 to June 30
17

The waters off Fogo-Twillingate, Newfoundland enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
150°06′53°35′
249°58′53°49′
350°10′55°02′
450°16′54°50′
550°06′53°35′
Any lengthJune 1 to Nov. 30
18

The waters off Cabot Island-Funk Island, Newfoundland enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
150°05′53°15′
250°05′52°35′
349°15′52°35′
449°15′53°15′
549°43′30″53°38′
650°05′53°15′
Any lengthMay 1 to Nov. 30
19

The waters off Bonavista — St. John’s, Newfoundland enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°36′52°00′
247°34′52°20′
348°44′52°37′
447°36′52°27′
547°36′52°00′
Any lengthJune 1 to Nov. 30
20Waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 1.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
21Waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 2.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
22Waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 3.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
23The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 4.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
24The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 5.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
25The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 6.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
26The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 7.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
27The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 8.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
28The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 9.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
29The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 10.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
30The waters within six nautical miles of any shore in Capelin Fishing Area 11.Any lengthApril 1 to Oct. 31
31The waters of Sacred Bay, Newfoundland inside a line commencing at Latitude 51°36′52″N., Longitude 55°37′48″W. (Cape Onion), thence to Latitude 51°38′46″N., Longitude 55°34′24″N. (Great Sacred Island), thence to Latitude 51°38′30″N., Longitude 55°25′42″W. (Cape Bauld), thence south along the shore of Quirpon Island to Latitude 51°36′30″N., Longitude 55°27′24″W. (Dumenil Point), and thence to Latitude 51°36′03″N., Longitude 55°28′15″W. (Noddy Point).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/87-468, ss. 22, 23;
  • SOR/88-141, s. 4;
  • SOR/90-465, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-61, ss. 47(E), 48, 49.

SCHEDULE XXXII

[Repealed, SOR/96-220, s. 3]

SCHEDULE XXXIII

[Repealed, SOR/94-60, s. 5]
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