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Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0578-COMMERCIAL - Crab - North Coast - Area A - Opening

Soft-shell Management Area 10 (McIntyre Bay) will open 08:00 hours August 6,
2010.

Variation order 2010-331 in effect.

Fishers are reminded that no vessel shall fish more than one half of their
total vessel trap allocation in Soft-shell Management Area 10 (McIntyre Bay)
from the time of opening until 08:00 hours November 1, 2010. See the 2010 Crab
Integrated Management Plan or 2010 Crab Area A License Conditions for further
information.

The fishery continues in Soft-shell Areas 1 to 9, 11 and 13 to 16 as defined in
the 2010 Crab Integrated Fisheries Management Plan and described below:

Soft Shell Area 1: Area 103, Subarea 104-1, those portions of Subareas 101-8 to
101-10 east of the meridian running through 131°30' west longitude and those
portions of Subareas 104-2, 104-4 and 104-5 that are north of the parallel
running through 54°10' north latitude.

Soft Shell Area 2: Those portions of Subareas 104-2 and 104-3 that lie:
south of the parallel passing through 54°10' north latitude
north of the parallel passing through 54°00' north latitude, and
east of the meridian passing through 131°15' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 3: Those portions of Subareas 102-1, 104-3 and 104-5 that lie
inside a line:
that begins at 54°10'N 131°30'W
then true east to 54°10'N 131°15'W
then true south to 54°00'N 131°15'W
then true west to 54°00'N 131°30'W
then to the beginning point.

Soft Shell Area 4: Those portions of Subareas 104-3 and 105-1 that lie:
south of the parallel passing through 54°00' north latitude,
north of the parallel passing through 53°45' north latitude, and
east of the meridian passing through 131°15' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 5: Those portions of Subareas 102-1, 104-3, 104-5 and 105-1
that lie inside a line:
that begins at 54°00'N 131°30'W
then true east to 54°00'N 131°15'W
then true south to 53°45'N 131°15'W
then true west to 53°45'N 131°30'W
then to the beginning point.

Soft Shell Area 6: That portion of Subarea 101-10 that lies southeasterly of a
line:
that begins at 54°09'N 131°40'W (Rose Spit)
then to 54°12'N 131°38'W
then to 54°14.9'N 131°30.7'W
and that portion of Subarea 102-1 that lies north of the parallel passing
through 53°45 north latitude and west of the meridian passing through 131°30
west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 7: Those portions of Subareas 102-1 and 105-1 that lie:
south of the parallel passing through 53°45' north latitude
north of the parallel passing through 53°30' north latitude, and
east of the meridian passing through 131°30' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 8: Those portions of Subareas 102-1 and 102-2 that lie:
south of the parallel passing through 53°45' north latitude
north of the parallel passing through 53°00' north latitude, and
west of the meridian passing through 131°30' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 9: Those portions of Area 105 and Subareas 102-1, 102-2 and 106-
1 that lie:
south of the parallel passing through 53°30' north latitude
north of the parallel passing through 53°00' north latitude, and
east of the meridian passing through 131°30' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 10: Those portions of Subareas 1-5 and 101-4 to 101-10 that lie:
east of the meridian passing through 132°04' west longitude at Skonun Point,
and west of the meridian passing through 131°30' west longitude, except for
that portion of Subarea 101-10 that lies southeasterly of a line that begins at
54°09' N 131°40' W[Rose Spit];
then to 54°12' N 131°38' W;
then to 54°14.9' N 131°30.7' W.

Soft Shell Area 11: Subareas 1-2, 1-3, 1-7 and those portions of Subareas 101-4
to 101-7 that lie west of the meridian passing though 132°19' west longitude at
Wiah Point.

Soft Shell Area 13: Subarea 1-6 those portions of Subareas 1-5, and 101-4 to
101-7 that lie:
east of the meridian passing through 132°19' west longitude, and
west of the meridian passing through 132°04' west longitude.

Soft Shell Area 14: Areas 130 and 142, and Subareas 101-1, 101-2 and 101-3.

Soft Shell Area 15: Areas 107 to 110, Subareas 102-3 and 106-2 and those
portions of Subareas 102-2, and 106-1 that lie south of the parallel passing
through 53°00 north latitude.

Soft Shell Area 16: Subareas 1-1, 2-5 to 2-62, 2-68 to 2-76, 2-78 to 2-100.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Bryan Rusch (250) 627-3477

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0578
Sent July 30, 2010 at 10:04
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
 
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