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 email@example.com.
Examples of shellfish gear that must be tagged:
Pouches (if they can’t be branded)