Shellfish Prohibition has been lifted in Areas listed below

May. 24/17

Area 17
Effective immediately the harvest prohibition for manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels is lifted in Subareas 17-1 to 17-3, that portion of Subarea 17-6 east of a line drawn from a point starting at the boundary line
for Subarea 17-8 on Penelakut (Kuper) Island at 48º56.06' N latitude and 123º37.88' W longitude, heading in a straight line southwesterly to a point 48º55.03' N latitude, 123º38.48' W longitude on the Subarea boundary line
between Subareas 17-6 and 17-9, and Subareas 17-8 to 17-14.
 
Effective immediately the harvest prohibition for manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, butter clams and cockles is lifted in Subarea 17-16.
 
The most recent marine biotoxin results were acceptable.
 
For more info www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca