Marine mammals and sea turtles

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is responsible for the conservation and protection of Canada’s marine resources, including marine mammals and sea turtles. The Department is guided by the principles of sound scientific knowledge and effective management in developing regulations and policies to meet this responsibility.

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Cetaceans (Whales, dolphins and porpoises)

Pinnipeds (Seals, sea lions and walruses)

Sea turtles