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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0221-SANITARY - Area 16 - Emergency Closure for Bivalve Shellfish in a portion of Dark Cove

A new emergency bivalve shellfish closure is requested in a portion of Dark
Cove in Subarea 16-13 as a result of high levels of faecal coliform.

Emergency Closure Area 16.31 – A portion of Dark Cove

A portion of BC Land Registry aquaculture tenure # 2402768 including the waters
and intertidal foreshore of Dark Cove, Goliath Bay on the northern foreshore of
the islet east of Sydney Island inside a line from the easternmost point of the
islet at 49°48.99’ north latitude and 123°56.93’ west longitude, thence
northwesterly to the northern end of the tire breakwater at 49° 49.08’ north
latitude and 123°57.00’ west longitude, thence southwesterly to the outer edge
of the longline at 49°49.02’ north latitude and 123°57.09’ west longitude,
thence southeasterly to the westernmost point of the islet at 49°48.99’ north
latitude and 123°57.05’ west longitude, thence easterly along the intertidal
foreshore to the beginning point of the islet [Sanitary Closure Map 16.31] [NAD
83]
January 1 to December 31


Detailed bivalve shellfish closure information and maps are available at our
website:

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/psp

and at local DFO offices.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

For more information contact a local DFO office, Elysha Gordon at 250-754-0229
or David Fogtmann at 250-339-3799.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0221
Sent March 26, 2010 at 15:00
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 
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