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Fisheries and Oceans Canada's (DFO's) fisheries management program works to provide Canadians with a sustainable fishery resource that provides for an economically viable and diverse industry. Protection and conservation of fisheries resources are a key component of fisheries management. DFO manages fisheries according to credible, science-based, affordable and effective practices.

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News and Recent Documents

Commercial fishery requirements - The Department is adapting fisheries management programs and services to better respond to the current and future environment of Canada’s fisheries sector.

Canada's Catch Certification Program

Northern Shrimp Independent Review
December 2011

Atlantic Halibut Independent Review
December 2011