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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

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 and Labrador 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 and Labrador 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 and Labrador 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 and Labrador 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
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 23
 
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