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Fishery (General) Regulations (SOR/93-53)

Regulations are current to 2022-06-20 and last amended on 2022-04-04. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IX(Section 69)Major Fish Stocks

  • Marginal note:Definition

    1 In this Schedule, NAFO means the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    ItemStock NameScientific Name of SpeciesStock Area
    1Atlantic cod, NAFO 3Pn4RSGadus morhuaThe Area composed of Subdivision 3Pn described in paragraph 4(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, and Divisions 4R and 4S described in paragraph 5(b) of that note
    2Atlantic cod, NAFO 2J3KLGadus morhuaThe Area composed of Division 2J described in paragraph 3(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, and Divisions 3K and 3L described in paragraph 4(b) of that note
    3Atlantic cod, NAFO 3PsGadus morhuaSubdivision 3Ps described in paragraph 4(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    4Atlantic cod, NAFO 4TVnGadus morhuaThe Area composed of Division 4T described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 and Subdivision 4Vn described in that paragraph
    5Atlantic halibut, NAFO 3NOPs4VWX5ZHippoglossus hippoglossusThe Area composed of Divisions 3N and 3O described in paragraph 4(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, of Subdivision 3Ps described in paragraph 4(b) of that note, of Divisions 4V, 4W and 4X described in paragraph 5(b) of that note, and Division 5Z described at paragraph 6(b) of that note
    6Atlantic herring, NAFO 4T (Spring Spawner)Clupea harengusDivision 4T described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    7Atlantic mackerelScomber scombrusThe Area composed of Subarea 3 described in paragraph 4(a) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, and of Subarea 4 described in paragraph 5(a) of that note
    8Bocaccio rockfishSebastes paucispinisThe Area composed of all Areas as defined in section 1 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
    9Chinook salmon, West Coast of Vancouver IslandOncorhynchus tshawytschaThe Area composed of
    • (a) all rivers that drain into the Pacific Ocean on the west coast of Vancouver Island between the Goodspeed River in the north and the Sooke River in the south;

    • (b) the Goodspeed River and the Sooke River; and

    • (c) all bodies of fresh water that flow directly or indirectly into any of the rivers referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b)

    10Chinook salmon, OkanaganOncorhynchus tshawytschaThe Area composed of
    • (a) the part of the Okanagan River that is between its confluence with Shuttleworth Creek and the border between Canada and the United States; and

    • (b) all bodies of fresh water that flow directly or indirectly into the part of the Okanagan River referred to in paragraph (a)

    11Coho salmon, Interior FraserOncorhynchus kisutchThe Area composed of
    • (a) the part of the Fraser River that is upstream from its confluence with Ruby Creek;

    • (b) Ruby Creek; and

    • (c) all bodies of fresh water that flow directly or indirectly into the part of the Fraser River referred to in paragraph (a) or into Ruby Creek

    12Lobster, Lobster Fishing Areas 19-21Homarus americanusThe Area composed of Lobster Fishing Areas 19 to 21 illustrated and enumerated in Part III of Schedule XIII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    13Northern shrimp, Shrimp Fishing Area 6Pandalus borealisShrimp Fishing Area 6 illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    14Northern shrimp, Shrimp Fishing Area 8Pandalus borealisShrimp Fishing Area 8 illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    15Northern shrimp, Shrimp Fishing Area 9Pandalus borealisShrimp Fishing Area 9 illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    16Northern shrimp, Shrimp Fishing Area 10Pandalus borealisShrimp Fishing Area 10 illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    17Northern shrimp, Shrimp Fishing Area 12Pandalus borealisShrimp Fishing Area 12 illustrated and enumerated in Schedule XVII to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    18Pacific hake, offshoreMerluccius productusThe Area composed of Areas 1 to 12, 20, 21, 23 to 27, 101 to 111, 121, 123 to 127, 130 and 142 described in Schedule 2 to the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
    19Pacific herring, Haida GwaiiClupea pallasiiThe Area composed of Subareas 2-1 to 2-19 and 2-31 to 2-37 described in Schedule 2 to the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
    20American Plaice, NAFO 4THippoglossoides platessoidesDivision 4T described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    21Acadian redfish, Unit 3Sebastes fasciatusThe Area composed of Division 4X described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, the portion of Subarea 5 described in paragraph 6(a) of that note lying west of the Meridian located at 67°40′ west longitude, and the portion of Division 4W described in paragraph 5(b) of that note lying north of straight lines joining the following points in the order listed: 44°10′ north latitude and 60°00′ west longitude, 44°10′ north latitude and 61°00′ west longitude, 43°30′ north latitude and 61°00′ west longitude, 43°30′ north latitude and 61°30′ west longitude, 43°40′ north latitude and 61°30′ west longitude, 43°40′ north latitude and 61°40′ west longitude, 43°50′ north latitude and 61°40′ west longitude, 43°50′ north latitude and 62°10′ west longitude, 42°40′ north latitude and 62°10′ west longitude, 42°40′ north latitude and 63°20′ west longitude
    22SablefishAnoplopoma fimbriaThe Area composed of all Areas as defined in section 1 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
    23Silver hake, NAFO 4VWXMerluccius bilinearisThe Area composed of Divisions 4V, 4W and 4X described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    24Snow crab, Southern Gulf of St. LawrenceChionoecetes opilioThe Area known as the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence that is composed of Crab Fishing Areas 18, 19, 25 and 26, illustrated and enumerated in Part III of Schedule XI to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, and the portion of Crab Fishing Area 12 illustrated and enumerated in Part IIB of Schedule XI to those Regulations lying south and west of straight lines joining the following points in the order listed: 48°45′18′′ north latitude and 64°09′54′′ west longitude, 48°53′30′′ north latitude and 63°48′54′′ west longitude, 49°17′00′′ north latitude and 64°44′00′′ west longitude, 49°21′25′′ north latitude and 65°35′30′′ west longitude, 49°40′20′′ north latitude and 64°54′50′′ west longitude, 49°00′00′′ north latitude and 63°08′30′′ west longitude, 48°02′30′′ north latitude and 61°07′00′′ west longitude, 47°44′30′′ north latitude and 60°25′15′′ west longitude, 47°21′30′′ north latitude and 60°16′00′′ west longitude, 47°18′30′′ north latitude and 60°18′00′′ west longitude, 47°16′25′′ north latitude and 60°17′40′′ west longitude, 47°02′15′′ north latitude and 60°24′55′′ west longitude
    25Snow crab, North-Eastern Nova Scotia (N‑ENS)Chionoecetes opilioThe Area composed of Crab Fishing Areas 20 to 22 illustrated and enumerated in Part III of Schedule XI to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    26Snow crab, South-Eastern Nova Scotia (S-ENS)Chionoecetes opilioThe Area composed of the portion of Crab Fishing Areas 23 and 24 illustrated and enumerated in Part IIB of Schedule XI to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 lying east of Divisions 4W and 4X described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to those Regulations
    27Winter flounder, NAFO 4TPseudopleuronectes americanusDivision 4T described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    28White hake, NAFO 4TUrophycis tenuisDivision 4T described in paragraph 5(b) of Note A of Schedule III to the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
    29Yelloweye rockfish, Inside watersSebastes ruberrimusThe Area composed of Areas 13 to 20, 28 and 29, and Subareas 12-1 to 12-13 and 12-15 to 12-48 described in Schedule 2 to the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
    30Yelloweye rockfish, Outside watersSebastes ruberrimusThe Area composed of Areas 3 to 11, 21, 23 to 27, 101 to 111, 121, 123, 126, 127, 130 and 142, and Subareas 1-1 to 1-5, 2-1 to 2-19, 2-31 to 2-100, 12-14, 124-1 to 124-4 and 125-1 to 125-6 described in Schedule 2 to the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007
 
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