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 2018-10-27 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, 2011 ongoingCSV https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-ongoing-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 ongoingCSV https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-ongoing-rpt-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sitesCSV https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-ongoing-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-eng.csv DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sitesCSV https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/lice-audit-verif-pou-2011-ongoing-def-pac-dfo-mpo-aquaculture-fra.csv Create a Google Map using latitude and longitude dataTXT https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/google-maps-cartes-instructions-eng.txt Create a Google Map using latitude and longitude dataTXT https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/od-ds/aquaculture/google-maps-cartes-instructions-fra.txt

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, 2011 ongoing Dataset CSV English Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites, 2011 ongoing Dataset CSV French Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites Terminology CSV English Access
DFO sea lice audits of BC marine finfish aquaculture sites Terminology CSV French Access
Create a Google Map using latitude and longitude data Guide TXT English Access
Create a Google Map using latitude and longitude data Guide TXT French Access

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