Services and information
Aquatic species listed by name or category, including species and habitat descriptions.
Species profiles and registry, recovery plans, public consultations and permit applications.
Regulations, research and action plans for reducing the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Managing and conserving Pacific salmon fisheries including sockeye, pink and coho salmon.
Facts, statistics and regulations on Canada’s seal harvest, and the six species of seals affected.
Species identification, reporting a sighting or incident, the marine mammal response program.
Fisheries and aquaculture sustainability, health and safety, certification and traceability.
Profiles of fish and shellfish farmed in Canada, such as salmon, mussels, trout and clams.
How to identify a shark, shark sightings and facts, the research lab and contact information.
Rare and common species of skates and rays in Canadian waters and the differences between them.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- The Canadian Action Plan to Address the Threat of Aquatic Invasive Species
- Aquatic Invasive Species Identification Booklet for Eastern Canada
- Science that Matters to Canadians
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada Species at Risk Act Listing Policy and Directive for “Do Not List” Advice
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