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Variation Order GVO-2005-087

Issuance Date: 



Bay Quahaugs, Clams


Close time for fishing for clams in the East Hillsborough River, PEI.



Publication Date: 

2005-07-20 00:00:00 AT


The Regional Director-General for the Gulf Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans hereby gives notice of the following changes to the commercial and/or recreational clam fishery for the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.

Fishing commercial and/or recreational for Bay Quahaugs in the area described below is closed from January 1 to December 31.

Closure: East Hillsborough River, PEI, Area enclosed by joining the following coordinates in the order in which they are listed:

Coordinates for the area mentioned above
Points Latitude Longitude
1. 46° 18 13.2 N 63° 01 01.5 W
2. 46° 18 12.5 N 63° 01 00.8 W
3. 46° 18 13.2 N 63° 00 58.8 W
4. 46° 18 14.0 N 63° 00 59.3 W
5. 46° 18 13.2 N 63° 01 01.5 W

Refer to Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2005-087 issued July 20, 2005, and for further information, contact your local Fishery Officer, or visit the Web site of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Gulf Region, under Orders Registry, at the following address:

Gulf Region Close Time Variation Order 2005-087 shall come into force on July 20, 2005, and remains in force unless otherwise revoked.

J.B. Jones
Regional Director-General
Gulf Region