Contact us about openings and closures for shellfish harvesting

Before you harvest shellfish, make sure the area where you plan to harvest shellfish is open. When an area is officially closed, it’s both illegal and unsafe to harvest shellfish from that area.

Check the shellfish harvesting map or contact the following offices to find out whether an area is open.

British Columbia

Call 1-866-431-3474 (toll-free) or contact the nearest British Columbia office.

New Brunswick

Contact the nearest office in the Gulf and Maritimes areas of New Brunswick.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Contact the nearest office for Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nova Scotia

Contact the nearest office in the Gulf and Maritimes areas of Nova Scotia.

Prince Edward Island

Contact the nearest Prince Edward Island office.

Quebec

Contact the nearest Quebec office.