Services and information
Browse aquatic species
Aquatic species listed by name or category, including species and habitat descriptions.
Aquatic species at risk
Species profiles and registry, recovery plans, public consultations and permit applications.
Aquatic invasive species
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.
Seals and sealing
Facts, statistics and regulations on the seal harvest, and the 6 species of seals affected.
Species identification, reporting a sighting or incident, Marine Mammal Response Program.
Biological and conservation information regarding sea turtles.
Farmed species profiles
Profiles of farmed fish and shellfish, such as salmon, mussels, trout and clams.
How to identify a shark, shark sightings and facts, research laboratory.
Skates and rays
Rare and common species of skates and rays, and the differences between them.
What we are doing
- The Canadian Action Plan to Address the Threat of Aquatic Invasive Species
- Aquatic Invasive Species: Identification Booklet for Eastern Canada (PDF, 12.6 MB)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada Species at Risk Act Listing Policy and Directive for “Do Not List” Advice
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund
Funding to help prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species.
Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative
We're taking bold action to stabilize and protect Pacific salmon.
Let’s Go for a Swim! Aquatic Species at Risk in Ontario, Prairies and Arctic
Print and colour some aquatic species at risk in Ontario, Prairies and Arctic.
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