Foreign Vessel Fishing Regulations

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Foreign Vessel Fishing Regulations

C.R.C., c. 815FISHERIES ACT
Regulations Respecting Fishing in Canadian Fisheries Waters by Foreign Fishing VesselsShort Title

1 These Regulations may be cited as the Foreign Vessel Fishing Regulations.

Interpretation

2 (1) In these Regulations,

blackcod trap
blackcod trap or blackcod pot[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 1]
Canadian fisheries waters
Canadian fisheries waters[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 1]
cod-end
cod-end means a bag-like extension attached to the after end of the belly of a trawl net and used to retain a catch; (cul de chalut)
Convention area
Convention area has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (zone de la Convention)
Division
Division has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (division)
finfish
finfish[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 1]
Fishing Zone 3
Fishing Zone 3 means the area of the sea described as such in the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 1, 2, and 3) Order; (zone de pêche 3)
Fishing Zone 4
Fishing Zone 4 means the area of the sea described as such in the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 4 and 5) Order; (Zone de pêche 4)
Fishing Zone 5
Fishing Zone 5 means the area of the sea described as such in the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 4 and 5) Order; (Zone de pêche 5)
Fishing Zone 6
Fishing Zone 6 means the area of the sea described as such in the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zone 6) Order; (Zone de pêche 6)
flag state
flag state means a state in which a foreign fishing vessel is registered and a state whose flag a foreign fishing vessel that is not registered in a state is entitled to fly; (État d’immatriculation)
foreign fishing vessel
foreign fishing vessel has the same meaning as in the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act; (bâtiment de pêche étranger)
incidental catch
incidental catch[Revoked, SOR/94-293, s. 1]
licence
licence means a licence issued pursuant to the Coastal Fisheries Protection Regulations; (licence)
mesh size

mesh size means in respect of netting

(a) in a trawl net, the average of the measurements of any 20 meshes made by inserting into the meshes a flat wedge-shaped gauge having a taper of 2 cm in 8 cm and a thickness of 2.3 mm with a weight of 5 kg attached, and
(b) in any other case, the distance between the extreme angles of a single mesh measured inside the knots after being stretched to form two parallel straight lines; (maillage)

midwater trawl
midwater trawl means a trawl net that is designed so as not to come into contact with the sea-bed while in operation; (chalut pélagique)
purse seine net
purse seine net[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 1]
Regional Director-General
Regional Director-General[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 1]
sablefish trap
sablefish trap or sablefish pot means a metal framed enclosure that is covered with netting or expanded metal and has one or more openings through which fish enter the enclosure; (trappe à morue charbonnière ou nasse à morue charbonnière)
set-line
set-line means a line that is anchored to the sea-bed and has a series of fish hooks attached; (palangre)
squid jigger
squid jigger means a lure that has attached a number of fish hooks arranged radially; (turlutte à calmar)
Statistical Area
Statistical Area[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 1]
stock area
stock area, in respect of a species of fish set out in Column II of an item of Schedule VII, means the stock area set out in Column III of that item and, in respect of a species of fish set out in Column I of an item of Schedule X, means the stock area set out in Column II of that item; (zone de stock)
Subarea
Subarea has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (sous-zone)
Subdivision
Subdivision has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (sous-division)
Sub-Zone
Sub-Zone means a Sub-Zone described in Schedule I; (sous-secteur)
trawl net
trawl net means any large bag net dragged in the sea by a vessel or vessels for the purpose of taking fish; (chalut)
year
year means a calendar year. (année)

(2) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish by its common name as set out in Column I of an item of Schedule VIII shall be construed as a reference to the species or group of species whose scientific name is set out in Column II of that item.
(3) A reference in these Regulations to a quantity of fish by weight shall be construed as a reference to the weight of the fish in a completely unprocessed state.
(4) and (5) [Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 1]

SOR/79-715, s. 1;
SOR/82-771, s. 1;
SOR/87-185, s. 1;
SOR/93-62, s. 1;
SOR/94-293, s. 1.

PART I Atlantic Coast

Interpretation

3 In this Part,

authorized topside chafer
authorized topside chafer[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 2]
extension measure
extension measure[Revoked, SOR/87-185, s. 2]
gill net
gill net means a net by which fish are caught by being enmeshed but that does not enclose an area of water; (filet maillant)
quota
quota[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 2]
quota period
quota period[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 2]
quota table
quota table[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 2]
Regional Director-General
Regional Director-General[Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 2]
regulated species
regulated species means a species of fish set out in Column II of Schedule III. (espèce réglementée)

SOR/78-753, s. 1;
SOR/79-715, s. 2;
SOR/82-771, s. 2;
SOR/87-185, s. 2;
SOR/93-62, s. 2.

Application

4 This Part applies in Canadian fisheries waters adjacent to the Atlantic coast of Canada to

(a) a foreign fishing vessel other than a foreign fishing vessel engaged exclusively in scientific research; and
(b) any person on board, being a member of the crew of, attached to or employed on a vessel described in paragraph (a).

SOR/93-62, s. 20(F).

Close Time

5 (1) Subject to subsections (3) and (5), no person who is on board a foreign fishing vessel of a flag state set out in Schedule II shall fish for or catch and retain fish of a species set out in column I of an item of Schedule X in a stock area set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.
(2) A close time set out in column III of an item of Schedule X applies individually and separately to each flag state set out in Schedule II.
(3) Subject to subsection (4), subsection (1) does not apply to a person fishing for squid by means of squid jiggers.

(4) No person shall fish for squid by means of squid jiggers in

(a) Subarea 3 from December 30 to December 31; or
(b) Subarea 4 from December 30 to December 31.

(5) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), fishing for a species of fish is prohibited in a stock area, a person fishing in that stock area for a species of fish other than a species to which the prohibition applies may catch and retain an incidental catch of the prohibited species if the quantity of the incidental catch does not exceed the quantities referred to in section 9.

SOR/82-771, s. 3;
SOR/87-185, s. 3;
SOR/93-62, s. 3.



Swordfish Size Limits

5.1 (1) In this section, length, in relation to a swordfish, means the distance, measured in a straight line, from the tip of the lower jaw to the fork of the tail.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), no person shall be in possession of any swordfish that is less than 125 cm in length.

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply to a person fishing from a foreign fishing vessel for swordfish under the authority of a licence where

(a) the catching of swordfish that are less than 125 cm in length is incidental to the catching of longer swordfish; and
(b) the number of swordfish that are less than 125 cm in length that are retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of longer swordfish that are retained during that fishing trip.

SOR/94-293, s. 2.

Tuna Size Limits

6 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall be in possession of any bigeye or yellowfin tuna that weigh less than 3.2 kg.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person fishing from a foreign fishing vessel for bigeye tuna under the authority of a licence where

(a) the catching of bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg is incidental to the catching of larger bigeye tuna; and
(b) the number of bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger bigeye tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person fishing from a foreign fishing vessel for yellowfin tuna under the authority of a licence where

(a) the catching of yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg is incidental to the catching of larger yellowfin tuna; and
(b) the number of yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during any one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger yellowfin tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

(4) No person shall be in possession of any bluefin tuna that weighs less than 30 kg.

SOR/80-631, s. 1;
SOR/87-185, s. 3;
SOR/93-62, s. 4;
SOR/94-293, s. 3.

7. and 8 [Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 3]

Incidental Catch Limits

9 Subject to subsection 10(2), where a person is fishing for a species of fish in a stock area under the authority of a licence, that person shall not retain an incidental catch of a species of fish, other than a species set out in the licence, that exceeds a fishing quota of

(a) in respect of haddock

(i) in Division 4VW, one per cent,
(ii) in Division 4X, one per cent, and
(iii) in Subarea 5, one per cent,

(b) in respect of cod in Division 4X, one per cent, and
(c) in respect of any species in any stock area not mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b), 10 per cent

of the weight of the species taken in that stock area under the authority of the licence.

SOR/80-631, s. 2;
SOR/87-185, s. 4;
SOR/93-62, s. 5.

10 (1) For the purposes of this section, annual fishing plan means a document that the Minister sends to a flag state setting out the species of fish that vessels of that flag state may be licensed to take in a stock area in a calendar year and the aggregate number of days for which vessels of that flag state may be authorized to fish for those species in that stock area.
(2) Section 9 does not apply in respect of an incidental catch of a species of fish taken by a vessel of a flag state in a stock area where the aggregate number of fishing days set out in the annual fishing plan for that species in that stock area has not been utilized.

SOR/80-631, s. 3;
SOR/87-185, s. 4;
SOR/93-62, s. 6.

11. and 12 [Revoked, SOR/94-61, s. 1]

13 [Revoked, SOR/87-185, s. 4]

14 [Revoked, SOR/79-715, s. 7]

Closed Areas and Seasons

15 No person shall fish in any part of an area described in Column I of an item of Schedule V during the close time set out in Column II of that item.
SOR/79-715, s. 8.

16 No person shall fish for or catch capelin inside or shoreward of a line beginning at Cape Freels in the Province of Newfoundland, THENCE to a point at 49°15′N. latitude and 52°54′W. longitude, THENCE to a point 48°20′N. latitude and 52°00′W. longitude, THENCE to a point at 47°28′N. latitude and 52°00′W. longitude, THENCE to a point at 46°42′N. latitude and 52°22′W. longitude, THENCE to a point at 46°12′N. latitude and 52°52′W. longitude, THENCE to a point at 46°12′N. latitude and 54°24′W. longitude and THENCE to Cape St. Mary’s in the Province of Newfoundland.

16.1 No person shall fish with a trawl net for squid, silver hake or argentine in Division 4VWX except in the portion of the Division that is enclosed by straight lines joining the following points, in the order in which they are listed:

Point
North Latitude
West Longitude

1
42°10′00″
65°30′00″

2
42°49′00″
64°11′00″

3
43°00′00″
63°30′00″

4
43°04′00″
62°30′00″

5
43°04′00″
62°00′00″

6
43°22′00″
61°09′00″

7
43°39′00″
60°00′00″

8
43°43′00″
59°40′00″

9
43°54′00″
59°00′00″

10
39°00′00″
59°00′00″

11
39°00′00″
61°51′00″

12
42°10′00″
65°30′00″

SOR/78-753, s. 2;
SOR/79-715, s. 9;
SOR/93-62, s. 8.

16.2 [Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 5]

17 No person shall, during the period commencing on March 1st and terminating on May 31st in any year, fish with gear that is capable of taking any demersal species of fish in either of the areas bounded by straight lines joining the geographical coordinates set out in Schedule VI, in the order listed in each case.

18 [Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 6]

19. and 20 [Revoked, SOR/79-715, s. 10]

PART II Pacific Coast

Interpretation

21 In this Part,

gill net

gill net means a net that

(a) is weighted at its bottom and floated at the surface of the water by a cork line, and
(b) is used to catch fish by enmeshing them,

but does not enclose an area of water.

SOR/82-771, s. 7.

Application

22 This Part applies in Canadian fisheries waters adjacent to the Pacific coast of Canada to

(a) a foreign fishing vessel other than a foreign fishing vessel engaged exclusively in scientific research; and
(b) any person on board, being a member of the crew of, attached to or employed on a vessel described in paragraph (a).

SOR/93-62, s. 20(F).

Close Time

23 No person who is on board a foreign fishing vessel of a flag state set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII shall fish for the species of fish set out in column II of that item in the stock area set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column V of that item.

SOR/82-771, s. 8;
SOR/93-62, s. 9.



24. and 25 [Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 8]

Incidental Catch Limits

26 Where a person is fishing for Pacific hake in sub-zone 5-1 or 5-2, he shall not catch and retain an incidental catch of a species of fish other than Pacific hake that exceeds 20 per cent of the weight of the Pacific hake on board the vessel or that exceeds:

(a) in respect of walleye pollock, 10 per cent,
(b) in respect of rockfish, two per cent,
(c) in respect of Pacific cod and ling cod in the aggregate, one per cent, or
(d) in respect of sablefish, one per cent,

of the said weight.

SOR/82-771, s. 9;
SOR/87-185, s. 5.

27 [Revoked, SOR/82-771, s. 9]

Gear Restrictions

28 (1) No person on board or operating from a foreign fishing vessel of a flag state set out in Column I of an item of Schedule VII shall fish for a species of fish set out in Column II of that item in a stock area set out in Column III of that item except with the gear type set out in Column IV of that item.

(2) No person shall fish for, or catch and retain, Pacific hake by means of a trawl net that has a mesh size

(a) greater than 100 mm or less than 76 mm in the cod-end; or
(b) less than 89 mm in any part of the net that is not the cod-end.

(3) No person fishing for a species of fish other than Pacific hake shall use a trawl net that has a mesh size of less than 89 mm.

SOR/82-771, s. 10;
SOR/87-185, s. 6;
SOR/93-62, s. 10(F).

PART III Enforcement

Powers of Fishery Officers

29 [Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 11]

Seals and Certificates

30 (1) A fishery officer may

(a) place a numbered identification mark or seal on any equipment or gear that he has inspected on board a foreign fishing vessel; and

(b) where he is of the opinion that equipment or gear on board a foreign fishing vessel that he has inspected is in compliance with these Regulations, issue a certificate of inspection to the master of the vessel setting out

(i) the date of the inspection, and
(ii) a description of the equipment or gear he has inspected.

(2) Where a fishery officer has placed a mark or seal on any equipment or gear in accordance with subsection (1), that mark or seal shall not be removed, altered or tampered with by any person other than a fishery officer while the foreign fishing vessel is in Canadian fisheries waters.

SOR/93-62, ss. 20(F), 21(F).

31. and 32 [Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 12]

PART IV General

Avoidance of Set Gear

33 (1) The master of a foreign fishing vessel in Canadian fisheries waters shall ensure at all times that there is maintained a distance of at least 1/2 nautical mile between his vessel and any equipment and gear attached thereto and any set fishing gear that has been marked so as to be visible to persons on board vessels navigating in the vicinity.

(2) For the purposes of this section, set, in respect of fishing gear, means that the fishing gear has been placed in the sea in such manner that

(a) each end of the gear is anchored in the sea;
(b) one end of the gear is anchored in the sea and the other end of the gear is attached to a fishing vessel;
(c) the gear is drifting in the sea; or
(d) one end of the gear is drifting free in the sea while the other end of the gear is attached to a fishing vessel.

SOR/93-62, s. 20(F).

34. to 37 [Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 13]

SCHEDULE I(s. 2)Sub-zones — Pacific Coast

1
(a) Sub-Zone 5-1A is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is east of a line beginning at 49°00′N. latitude, 126°15′W. longitude, THENCE to 48°30′N. latitude, 125°55′W. longitude and THENCE in a southerly direction to a point of intersection with the outer perimeter of Fishing Zone 5 at 48°21.2′N. latitude, 125°20.85′W. longitude;
(b)  Sub-Zone 5-1B is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is west of Sub-Zone 5-1A, and east of a line beginning in 49°00′N. latitude, 126°15′W. longitude, THENCE to 48°30′N. latitude, 126°00′W. longitude and THENCE due south to the outer perimeter of Fishing Zone 5.

2 Sub-Zone 5-2 is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is south of 49°23′N. latitude, exclusive of Sub-Zone 5-1.
3 Sub-Zone 5-3 is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is north of 49°23′N. latitude and south of 50°30′N. latitude.
4 Sub-Zone 5-4 is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is north of 50°30′N. latitude and south of 52°00′N. latitude.
5 Sub-Zone 5-5 is comprised of that portion of Fishing Zone 5 that is north of 52°00′N. latitude.

SOR/82-771, s. 12.

SCHEDULE II(Section 5)

FOREIGN FISHING VESSEL FLAG STATES

Item
Column I

Flag State

1
Bulgaria

2
Cuba

3
Denmark

4
Estonia

5
Faeroe Islands

6
France

7
Germany

8
Iceland

9
Ireland

10
Italy

11
Japan

12
Latvia

13
Lithuania

14
Norway

15
Poland

16
Portugal

17
Romania

18
Russia

19
Spain

20
United Kingdom

21
United States

SOR/78-753, s. 3;
SOR/79-715, s. 13;
SOR/82-771, s. 12;
SOR/83-886, s. 1;
SOR/87-185, s. 8;
SOR/93-62, s. 14.

SCHEDULE III
[Revoked, SOR/94-61, s. 2]

SCHEDULE IV
[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 15]

SCHEDULE V(s. 15)

CLOSED AREAS

Item
Column I
Column II

Area
Close Time

1

The waters off White Head in the Province of Nova Scotia that are enclosed by straight lines joining the following points, in the order in which they are listed:

Point
North Latitude
West Longitude

1
44°36′00″
61°04′00″

2
44°46′00″
61°20′00″

3
45°00′00″
61°06′00″

4
45°06′00″
60°51′00″

5
44°56′00″
60°45′00″

6
44°36′00″
61°04′00″

January 1 to June 30

2
The waters off Fogo-Twillingate in the Province of Newfoundland enclosed by a line drawn from a point at 50°06′N. lat., 53°35′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 49°58′N. lat., 53°49′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 50°10′N. lat., 55°02′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 50°16′N. lat., 54°50′W. long.; THENCE to the said point at 50°06′N. lat., 53°35′W. long.
June 1 to November 30

3

The waters off Cabot Island-Funk Island, Newfoundland enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

Point
North Latitude
West Longitude

1
50°05′
53°15′

2
50°05′
52°35′

3
49°15′
52°35′

4
49°15′
53°15′

5
49°43′30″
53°38′

6
50°05′
53°15′

May 1 to Nov. 30

4
The waters off Bonavista — St. John’s in the Province of Newfoundland enclosed by a line drawn from a point at 47°36′N. lat., 52°00′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 47°34′N. lat., 52°20′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 48°44′N. lat., 52°37′W. long.; THENCE to a point at 48°46′N. lat., 52°27′W. long.; THENCE to the said point at 47°36′N. lat., 52°00′W. long.
June 1 to November 30

SOR/79-715, s. 14;
SOR/90-466, s. 1;
SOR/93-62, s. 16;
SOR/94-48, s. 1(F).

SCHEDULE VI(s. 17)

AREAS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 17

Column I
Column II

Latitude
Longitude

Area I
(1)
42°04′N
65°44′W

(2)
42°40′N
64°30′W

(3)
43°00′N
64°30′W

(4)
43°00′N
66°32′W

(5)
42°20′N
66°32′W

(6)
42°20′N
66°00′W

(7)
42°04′N
65°44′W

Area II
(1)
42°20′N
67°00′W

(2)
41°15′N
67°00′W

(3)
41°15′N
65°40′W

(4)
42°00′N
65°40′W

(5)
42°20′N
66°00′W

(6)
42°20′N
67°00′W

SOR/79-715, s. 14;
SOR/94-48, s. 2.

SCHEDULE VII(Sections 2, 23 and 28)

CLOSE TIMES — PACIFIC COAST

Item
Column I
Column II
Column III
Column IV
Column V

Flag State
Species
Stock Area
Gear Type
Close Time

1
Japan
Pacific hake
Sub-zones 5-1A, 5-1B, and 5-2
Midwater trawl
November 30 to December 31

2
Japan
Rockfish
Fishing Zone 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

3
Japan
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Gill net
January 1 to December 31

4
Japan
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Squid jigger
January 1 to December 31

5
Japan
Sablefish
Fishing Zone 5
Set lines
January 1 to December 31

6
Japan
Walleye pollock
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Midwater trawl
January 1 to December 31

7
Japan
Spiny dogfish
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

8
Poland
Pacific hake
Sub-Zones 5-1A, 5-1B and 5-2
Midwater trawl
November 30 to December 31

9
Poland
Rockfish
Fishing Zone 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

10
Poland
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Gill net
January 1 to December 31

11
Poland
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Squid jigger
January 1 to December 31

12
Poland
Sablefish
Fishing Zone 5
Set lines
January 1 to December 31

13
Poland
Walleye pollock
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Midwater trawl
January 1 to December 31

14
Poland
Spiny dogfish
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

15
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Pacific hake
Sub-Zones 5-1A, 5-1B and 5-2
Midwater trawl
November 30 to December 31

16
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Rockfish
Fishing Zone 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

17
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Gill net
January 1 to December 31

18
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Squid jigger
January 1 to December 31

19
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Sablefish
Fishing Zone 5
Set lines
January 1 to December 31

20
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Walleye pollock
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Midwater trawl
January 1 to December 31

21
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Spiny dogfish
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

22
All other Countries
Pacific hake
Sub-zones 5-1A, 5-1B and 5-2
Midwater trawl
November 30 to December 31

23
All other Countries
Rockfish
Fishing Zone 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

24
All other Countries
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Gill net
January 1 to December 31

25
All other Countries
Squid
Fishing Zone 5
Squid jigger
January 1 to December 31

26
All other Countries
Sablefish
Fishing Zone 5
Set lines
January 1 to December 31

27
All other Countries
Walleye pollock
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Midwater trawl
January 1 to December 31

28
All other Countries
Spiny dogfish
Fishing Zones 3 & 5
Trawl net
January 1 to December 31

SOR/78-753, s. 4;
SOR/79-715, s. 14;
SOR/82-771, s. 13;
SOR/87-185, s. 10.

SCHEDULE VIII(ss. 2 and 36)

SCIENTIFIC AND COMMON NAMES

Column I
Column II

Common Names
Scientific Names

1
American plaice
Hippoglossoides platessoides

2
Argentine
Argentina silus

3
Arctic Cod
Boreogadus saida

4
Billfish
Scomberesox saurus

5
Butterfish
Peprilus triacanthus

6
Capelin
Mallotus villosus

7
Cod
Gadus morhua

8
[Revoked, SOR/87-185, s. 11]

9
Flounder
Fish of the order heterosomata

10
Turbot
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides

11
Haddock
Melanogrammus aeglefinusi

12
Hake
Merluccius productus

13
Halibut
Hippoglossus hippoglossus

14
Herring
Clupea harengus

15
Lingcod
Ophiodon elongatus

16
Mackerel
Scomber scombrus

17
Menhaden
Brevoortia tyrannus

18
Pacific Cod
Gadus macrocephalusi

19
Pacific hake
Merluccius productus

20
Pacific Ocean perch
Sebastes alutus

21
Pollock or Saithe
Pollachius virens

22
Redfish
Sebastes Spp.

23
Red hake
Urophycis chuss

24
River herring (Gaspereau)

Alosa pseudoharengus and A. aestivalis

25
Rockfish
Fish of any of the Sebastes species

26
Roughhead grenadier
Macrourus berglax

27
Roundnose grenadier
Macrourus rupestris

28
Sablefish (Black Cod)
Anoplopoma fimbria

29
Salmon
Fish of the family of Salmonidae

30
Sandlance
Ammodytes Americanus

31
Scallops (Sea)
Placopecten magellanicus

32
Shark (other than dogfish)

Squaliformes (other than squalidae)

33
Shrimp
Pandalus borealis

34
Silver hake
Merluccius bilinearis

35
Squid
Any of: Loligo opalescens, Omastrephas bartramii, Onychoteuthis borealyaponicce, Berryteuthis magister, Illex illecebrosus, Logigo pealei

36
Swordfish
Xiphias gladius

37
Tuna
Any of: Thunnus albacares, T. Thynnus, T. atlanticus, T. alalunga, T. obesus, Euthynnus pelamis, Sarda sarda, S. Chiliensis and Euthynnus alletteratus

38
Walleye pollock
Theragra chalcogramma

39
White hake
Urophycis tenuis

40
Windowpane flounder
Scophthalmus aquosus

41
Winter flounder
Pseudopleuronectes americanus

42
Witch flounder
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus

43
Yellowtail flounder
Limanda ferruginea

SOR/79-715, s. 14;
SOR/82-771, s. 13;
SOR/87-185, s. 11;
SOR/94-293, s. 4.

SCHEDULE IX
[Revoked, SOR/93-62, s. 17]

SCHEDULE X(Sections 2 and 5)

CLOSE TIMES ATLANTIC COAST

Item
Column I
Column II
Column III

Species
Stock Area
Close Time

1
American plaice
Subarea 2 and Division 3K
December 30 to December 31

2
American plaice
Division 3LNO
December 30 to December 31

3
American plaice
Subdivision 3Ps
December 30 to December 31

4
American plaice
Division 4T
January 1 to December 31

5
American plaice
Division 4VWX
December 30 to December 31

6
Argentine
Division 4VWX
November 16 to April 14

7
Capelin
Subarea 2 and 3K
December 30 to December 31

8
Capelin
Division 3L
January 1 to December 31

9
Capelin
Division 3Ps
January 1 to December 31

10
Capelin
Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T
January 1 to December 31

11
Cod
Division 2GH
December 30 to December 31

12
Cod
Division 2J
December 30 to December 31

12.1
Cod
Division 3K
December 30 to December 31

12.2
Cod
Division 3L
December 30 to December 31

13
Cod
Division 3NO
December 30 to December 31

14
Cod
Subdivision 3Ps
December 30 to December 31

15
Cod
Subdivision 3Pn and Divisions 4R and 4S
December 30 to December 31

16
Cod
Division 4TVn
May 1 to December 31

17
Cod
Subdivision 4Vn
December 30 to December 31

18
Cod
Division 4VsW
December 30 to December 31

19
Cod
Division 4X
December 30 to December 31

20
Flounder
Division 4VWX
December 30 to December 31

21
Greenland halibut
Subarea 0
December 30 to December 31

22
Greenland halibut
Division 2GH
December 30 to December 31

23
Greenland halibut
Divisions 2J and 3KL
December 30 to December 31

24
Greenland halibut
Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T
December 30 to December 31

25
Haddock
Division 4VW
December 30 to December 31

26
Haddock
Division 4X
December 30 to December 31

27
Other fish not set out in this schedule
Subarea 3
December 30 to December 31

28
Other fish not set out in this schedule
Subarea 4
December 30 to December 31

29
Other fish not set out in this schedule
Subarea 5
January 1 to December 31

30
Pollock
Division 4VW and Subarea 5
December 30 to December 31

31
Redfish
Subarea 2 and Division 3K
December 30 to December 31

32
Redfish
Division 3LN
December 30 to December 31

33
Redfish
Division 3O
December 30 to December 31

34
Redfish
Division 3P
December 30 to December 31

35
Redfish
Divisions 4R, 4S and 4T
December 30 to December 31

36
Redfish
Division 4VWX
December 30 to December 31

37
Roundnose grenadier
Subarea 0
December 30 to December 31

38
Roundnose grenadier
Subareas 2 and 3
December 30 to December 31

39
Shark
Any Subarea
December 30 to December 31

40
Shrimp
Subarea 0
December 30 to December 31

41
Silver hake
Division 4VWX
November 16 to April 14

42
Squid
Subarea 3
January 1 to June 30

43
Squid
Subarea 4
November 16 to June 30

44
Swordfish
Divisions 3K, 3LNO and 4VWX
April 1 to May 31

45
Tuna
Divisions 3K, 3LNO and 4VWX
April 1 to May 31

46
White hake
Division 3NO
December 30 to December 31

47
White hake
Division 4VWX
December 30 to December 31

48
Witch flounder
Divisions 2J and 3KL
December 30 to December 31

49
Witch flounder
Division 3NO
December 30 to December 31

50
Witch flounder
Subdivision 3Ps
December 30 to December 31

51
Witch flounder
Divisions 4R and 4S
December 30 to December 31

52
Yellowtail flounder
Division 3LNO
December 30 to December 31

53
Yellowtail flounder
Division 4VWX
December 30 to December 31

SOR/80-276, s. 2;
SOR/87-185, s. 12;
SOR/93-62, ss. 18, 19(E);
SOR/94-293, s. 5.