The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has opened the recreational and aboriginal harvest of weathervane scallops in Subarea 1-5, North Beach.
DFO says recent sampling for biotoxins in the subarea are acceptable, and will continue the on-going monitoring and sampling program.
Recreational harvesters must be in possession of a valid BC Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence to harvest bivalve shellfish.
The possession limit for cockles in Subarea 1-5 is 100 cockles per day with a total possession limit of 200; the possession limit for weathervane scallops is also 100 per day with a total possession limit of 200; the recreational harvest of razor clams is restricted
to a daily limit of 50 clams and a total possession limit of 100 clams.