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 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.
Profiles of farmed fish and shellfish, such as salmon, mussels, trout and clams.
How to identify a shark, shark sightings and facts, research laboratory.
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
Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Strategy
The Government of Canada is committed to developing the first-ever Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Strategy (WASCS).
Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative
We’re taking bold action to stabilize and protect Pacific salmon.
Protecting Canada’s wild salmon
How we’re ensuring healthy, diverse salmon populations across Canadian ecosystems.
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