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Shellfish and finfish transfers to and from British Columbia aquaculture sites Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) issues licences under Section 56 of the Fishery (General) Regulations to authorize the intentional release and transfer of live aquatic organisms into fish-bearing waters or fish-rearing facilities. The federal-provincial Introductions and Transfers Committee (ITC) reviews applications to assess risks for possible disease, ecological and genetic effects on native species and ecosystems. When issuing a licence, the ITC may also prescribe certain measures to minimize risks associated with transfer activities, such as egg disinfection or quarantine of stock. DFO regulates the aquaculture industry in British Columbia so that the introduction and transfer of fish and shellfish into and between facilities does not adversely affect local aquatic species and habitats. Introductions and transfers of fish to and from aquaculture facilities may be required to introduce new stock, facilitate growth of the fish at different life stages or optimize the production capabilities of facilities. 2017-04-12 2018-06-07 Fisheries and Oceans Canada webmasterpacrhq@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Nature and EnvironmentFisheries and Oceans CanadaPacific regionAquaculturefish farmingshellfishfinfishintroductions and transferstransporting fishBritish ColumbiaBC Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-shellfish-mollusques-2011-2017-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-shellfish-mollusques-2011-2017-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sitesCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-shellfish-mollusques-2011-2017-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sitesCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-shellfish-mollusques-2011-2017-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-mer-mar-2011-2017-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017CSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-mer-mar-2011-2017-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sitesCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-mer-mar-2011-2017-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sitesCSV http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/trans-mer-mar-2011-2017-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv

Shellfish and finfish transfers to and from British Columbia aquaculture sites

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) issues licences under Section 56 of the Fishery (General) Regulations to authorize the intentional release and transfer of live aquatic organisms into fish-bearing waters or fish-rearing facilities. The federal-provincial Introductions and Transfers Committee (ITC) reviews applications to assess risks for possible disease, ecological and genetic effects on native species and ecosystems. When issuing a licence, the ITC may also prescribe certain measures to minimize risks associated with transfer activities, such as egg disinfection or quarantine of stock.

DFO regulates the aquaculture industry in British Columbia so that the introduction and transfer of fish and shellfish into and between facilities does not adversely affect local aquatic species and habitats. Introductions and transfers of fish to and from aquaculture facilities may be required to introduce new stock, facilitate growth of the fish at different life stages or optimize the production capabilities of facilities.

  • 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
Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017 Dataset CSV English Access
Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017 Dataset CSV French Access
Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites Terminology CSV English Access
Shellfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites Terminology CSV French Access
Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017 Dataset CSV English Access
Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites, 2011 to 2017 Dataset CSV French Access
Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites Terminology CSV English Access
Finfish transfers to and from BC aquaculture sites Terminology CSV French Access

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British Columbia