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Gear Identification – Tags

Only gear that cannot be branded must be tagged. The identification of gear is a requirement for shellfish farmers starting 1-April-2023 as described in Section 11 and Appendix VII of the DFO Shellfish Aquaculture Conditions of License.

The price for each custom typeset for tags is roughly 150 $ and the tags price varies depending on the number of tags purchased. IEL-Lachance is the supplier for the Gear Identification and Accountability Program at the BCSGA and they can be reached at info@iel-lachance.com.

Examples of shellfish gear that must be tagged:
Netting
Pouches (if they can’t be branded)
Lantern Nets
Vexar bags

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