Contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Report an invasive aquatic species

Do you think you have discovered an aquatic invasive species?

  • Do not return the species to the water.
  • Note the exact location (GPS coordinates) and the observation date.
  • Take photos.
  • Take note of identifying features.
  • What you can do to reduce the risk.
By phone

By phone

Report marine species

Contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada to report marine aquatic invasive species by calling the following toll-free numbers.

British Columbia

 1-888-356-7525

New Brunswick

 1-866-759-6600

Newfoundland and Labrador

 1-855-862-1815

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

 1-866-759-6600

Québec

 418-775-0682 (NOT toll-free)

Yukon

 1-888-356-7525

Report freshwater species

Contact your provincial or territorial government to report freshwater aquatic invasive species by visiting the following websites.

Nunavut (Contact your conservation officer.)
By email

By email

Report marine species

Contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada to report marine aquatic invasive species by emailing one of the following addresses.

British Columbia

 AISPACIFIC@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

New Brunswick

 Invaders.glf@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

 AIS-EAE.NL@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Prince Edward Island

 Invaders.glf@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Report freshwater species

Contact your provincial or territorial government to report freshwater aquatic invasive species by visiting the following websites.

Nunavut (Contact your conservation officer.)