QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 6, 2012) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers from the Magdalen Islands fined in March 2012 for various offences under the Fisheries Act.
The fines imposed on the offenders total $1,250. The offenders are:
||Possession of lobsters under the minimum size.
||Exceeding the daily recreational quota for groundfish and possession of an Atlantic halibut.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a mandate to protect and conserve marine resources and prosecute offenders under the Fisheries Act. To report a poacher, dial 1-800-463-9057. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
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