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Sustainable aquaculture, licences, regulations, statistics, reporting, science and research.

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Aquaculture in British Columbia

Licencing, environmental performance, regulations, compliance and enforcement activities in BC.

Business and licences

Licences and permits related to aquaculture operations in provinces and territories, sites and maps.

Collaboration and responsibilities

Responsibility of federal, provincial, territorial governments and industry, national and international collaboration.

Environmental management and reporting

Management measures for protecting fish health and aquatic ecosystems and environmental reports.

Farmed species profiles

Profiles of the main fish and shellfish farmed in Canada (such as salmon, trout, oysters and mussels).

Regulations and policies

Laws and policies governing aquaculture activities, compliance, regulatory reform and research.

Aquaculture science

Targeted and collaborative research and development, peer-reviewed processes, technologies and species research.

Statistics and reports

Statistics, facts and reports about farmed species, and the importance of the economic contribution.

What we are doing


Adopting clean technologies
R&D review 2017

Funding to help fisheries and aquaculture industries reduce the impact of activities on the environment.

A new way forward for aquaculture

Our plan for sustainable aquaculture, latest news and activities and how you can have your say.

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