GULF REGION

MINIMUM LENGTH VARIATION ORDER, 2015-009

 

 

     The Regional Director General, Gulf Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to paragraph 43(m) of the Fisheries Actand subsection 6(1) of the Fishery (General) Regulations, hereby makes the annexed Order varying the minimum length for lobster in Lobster Fishing Areas 23, 24, 25, 26A and 26B.

 

     Dated at Moncton, New Brunswick, April 9, 2015.

 

 

 

 

___________________

Jacqueline Richard

Acting Regional Director General

Gulf Region

 

 

ORDER VARYING THE MINIMUM LENGTH FOR LOBSTER

IN LOBSTER FISHING AREAS 23, 24, 25, 26A AND 26B

 

Short Title

 

     1.  This Order may be cited as the Gulf Region Minimum Length Variation Order 2015-009.

 

    

                           Variation

 

     2.  Gulf Region Minimum Length Variation Order 2014-019 is hereby revoked.

    

     3.  The minimum length as fixed by subsection 57(2) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985, is hereby varied so that no person shall possess, in a Lobster Fishing Area set out in column I, a lobster of a length that is less than the length set out in column III of Schedule XIV of this Order.

 

                       Coming into Force

 

     4.  This Order shall come into force on the date of signature and remains in force, unless otherwise revoked.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gulf Region

Minimum Length Variation Order 2015-009

 

                         Schedule XIV

 

Item

Column I

Lobster Fishing Area

Column III

Minimum Length of Lobster

23

 

That portion of Lobster Fishing Area 23 adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick enclosed by the coastline and rhumb lines (similar to straight lines plotted on a nautical chart) joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

 

Point   North Latitude  West Longitude

1.      48º04’15.0”     66º22’08.0”

2.      48º05’04.0”     66º21’30.0”

3.      48º03’18.0”     66º19’21.0”

4.      48º01’30.0”     65º50’00.0”

5.      47º51’42.0”     65º29’10.0”

6.      47º53’34.2”     65º21’14.1”

7.      47º57’45.0”     65º03’30.0”

8.      48º06’07.2”     64º44’09.6”

9.      48º02’20.0”     64º32’50.0”

10.     48º01’00.0”     64º32’28.0”

11.     47º53’52.5”     64º34’48.4”

12.     47º52’55.9”     64º34’40.1”

13.     47º45’47.2”     64º41’31.4”

14.     47º45’24.2”     64º43’18.3”

 

(Known as 23A & 23B)

76 mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gulf Region

Minimum Length Variation Order 2015-009

 

                         Schedule XIV

 

Item

Column I

Lobster Fishing Area

Column III

Minimum Length of Lobster

23

That portion of Lobster Fishing Area 23 adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick enclosed by the coastline and rhumb lines (similar to straight lines plotted on a nautical chart) joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

Point   North Latitude  West Longitude

1.      47º45’24.2”     64º43’18.3”

2.      47º45’47.2”     64º41’31.4”

3.      47º52’55.9”     64º34’40.1”

4.      47º53’52.5”     64º34’48.4”

5.      48º01’00.0”     64º32’28.0”

6.      48º02’20.0”     64º32’50.0”

7.      48º06’07.2”     64º44’09.6”

8.      48º12’15.0”     64º30’00.0”

9.      48º12’15.0”     64º02’10.0”

10.     47º34’11.6”     64º02’10.2”

11.     47º17’18.8”     64º51’51.3”

12.     47º17’18.8”     64º57’50.3”

(Known as 23C)

75 mm

 

 

That portion of Lobster Fishing Area 23 adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick enclosed by the coastline and rhumb lines (similar to straight lines plotted on a nautical chart) joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

Point   North Latitude  West Longitude

1.      47º17’18.8”     64º57’50.3”

2.      47º17’18.8”     64º51’51.3”

3.      47º34’11.6”     64º02’10.2”

4.      47º08’25.0”     64º02’10.0”

5.      47º00’48.0”     64º49’40.0”

(Known as 23D)

74 mm

 

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                          Gulf Region

Minimum Length Variation Order 2015-009

 

                         Schedule XIV

 

Item

Column I

Lobster Fishing Area

Column III

Minimum Length of Lobster

24

24

72 mm

25

25

72 mm

26

That portion of Lobster Fishing Area 26A adjacent to the coast of Nova Scotia enclosed by the coastline and rhumb lines (similar to straight lines plotted on a nautical chart) joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

 

Point   North Latitude  West Longitude

1.      45º41’30”       61º29’20”

2.      45º43’42”       61º30’42”

3.      45º50’00”       61º40’00”

4.      46º03’26”       61º52’00”

5.      45º48’16”       62º22’30”

6.      45º41’33”       62º29’26”

7.      45º39’18”       62º29’54”

 

(Known as 26A-2)

75 mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And that portion of Lobster Fishing Area 26A adjacent to the coast of Nova Scotia enclosed by the coastline and rhumb lines (similar to straight lines plotted on a nautical chart) joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

 

 

Point   North Latitude  West Longitude