RCMP in New Brunswick say the search for a missing fisherman has come to an end.

Police say the 36-year-old Grand Manan man fell overboard while fishing lobster Thursday in the Bay of Fundy.

Members of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre told police today they had ended their search for the man.

Police are now investigating the incident as a missing persons case, while the Transportation Safety Board will be investigating it as a work-related accident.

The name of the fisherman will not being released until his family has been properly notified.