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The six seal species in Canada and their feeding habits, lifespan, sizes and population trends.
Decisions and information on the Atlantic commercial seal harvest.
Impacts of grey seals on cod stocks in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, related science journal articles.
Regulations, rules and their consequences, enforcement teams and agencies, surveillance tools.
Canada’s well-established humane harvesting practices and the science-based, three-step process.
How Canada provides support to Indigenous communities as they certify seal products for export.
The economic, social and cultural value of a sustainable seal harvest in Canada.
The latest facts and data, the number of licences issued per year and the number of seal landings.
Seal products used in Canada and exported around the world, and why Canada supports world market access.
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