Shellfish harvesting closures by region

Important!

Check before you dig! Make sure the area where you plan to harvest shellfish is open. When an area is officially “closed,” it is both illegal and unsafe to harvest shellfish from that area.

For the latest updates about closures in your area, choose a region from the list below:

Pacific

Online information:

Contact:

Quebec

Online information:

General enquiries: 418-648-2239 (call during business hours)

24-hour recorded information lines:

* Number not available outside of this area.


Gulf

The Gulf region includes all waters adjacent to New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia in the southern Gulf of St-Lawrence.

Online information:

Contact:


Maritimes

The Maritimes region includes all waters adjacent to Nova Scotia on the Atlantic coast and Bay of Fundy, including New Brunswick.

Online information:

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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