DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) conditions of licence for marine finfish aquaculture contain monitoring and intervention requirements to minimize the potential exposure of wild and farmed fish to sea lice. Licence holders must submit a Health Management Plan to DFO that includes sea lice management. The results of industry’s sea lice assessments of Atlantic salmon are provided to DFO monthly and posted to this website quarterly. DFO biologists and veterinarians conduct regular assessments throughout the year to verify the accuracy of licence holders’ procedures and reporting. The DFO Sea Lice Audit Report shows the results of DFO’s random quarterly lice audits, which coincide with one of the licence holder's numerous scheduled counts. To assure quality, farm staff count lice on 50 per cent of the selected fish and DFO staff count lice on the other half. Prior to 2016 industry and DFO audit data were provided in a single report. Data for 2011 to 2015 can be found below. 2016-12-30 2017-11-01 Fisheries and Oceans Canada webmasterpacrhq@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Nature and EnvironmentFisheries and Oceans CanadaPacific regionAquaculturefish farmingsalmon farmingsea liceBritish ColumbiaBC DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoingCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2016-ongoing-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoingCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2016-ongoing-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoingCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2016-ongoing-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoingCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2016-ongoing-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-2015-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-2015-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-2015-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-2015-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv

DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites

Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) conditions of licence for marine finfish aquaculture contain monitoring and intervention requirements to minimize the potential exposure of wild and farmed fish to sea lice.

Licence holders must submit a Health Management Plan to DFO that includes sea lice management. The results of industry’s sea lice assessments of Atlantic salmon are provided to DFO monthly and posted to this website quarterly. DFO biologists and veterinarians conduct regular assessments throughout the year to verify the accuracy of licence holders’ procedures and reporting.

The DFO Sea Lice Audit Report shows the results of DFO’s random quarterly lice audits, which coincide with one of the licence holder's numerous scheduled counts. To assure quality, farm staff count lice on 50 per cent of the selected fish and DFO staff count lice on the other half.

Prior to 2016 industry and DFO audit data were provided in a single report. Data for 2011 to 2015 can be found below.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Section Name: Aquaculture, Communications
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

Resources

Resource Name Resource Type Format Language Links
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoing Dataset CSV English Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoing Dataset CSV French Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoing Terminology CSV English Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2016 ongoing Terminology CSV French Access
Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015 Dataset CSV English Access
Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015 Dataset CSV French Access
Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015 Terminology CSV English Access
Industry sea lice counts and DFO audits at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2015 Terminology CSV French Access

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