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

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2018-05-30. Previous Versions

PART VPelagics (continued)

Mackerel (continued)

 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
 
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