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Aquatic species at risk and their populations and habitats in Canadian waters.
Species at risk and you
How the Species at Risk Act protects critical habitat and affects communities and industries.
The process for creating recovery strategies and action plans for endangered or threatened species.
The Species at Risk Act requirements for identifying critical habitats and new protective measures.
The process of applying for permits for scientific research projects.
Species at risk in Canada, including maps and protection efforts for each region.
Aquatic species at risk maps
Find out if aquatic species at risk or their habitat may be near your proposed project area.
Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk
Supporting projects that help aquatic species at risk, with a focus on priority threats and places.
Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk
Support to help Indigenous peoples participate in the protection and recovery of at-risk aquatic species.
Habitat Stewardship Program for Aquatic Species at Risk
Funding to help the recovery of at-risk aquatic species, program history and expected results.
Frequently Asked Questions
Responses to common questions about the Species At Risk Act and its link to commercial fishing.
Learn more about the Species at Risk Act and actions taken to protect Canadian wildlife.
What we are doing
- Species at Risk Act Listing Policy and Directive for “Do Not List” Advice
- Wavy-rayed Lampmussels make a comeback
- Guidelines for the Collection and In Situ Scientific Study of Stickleback Species Pairs (Gasterosteus spp.)
- Recovering Aquatic Species at Risk
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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