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  • Escapes of cultured marine finfish from BC aquaculture sites

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) Pacific Aquaculture Regulations and Conditions of Licence for aquaculture in B.C. require licence holders to take various fish escape prevention measures, including maintaining cage and nets in a manner to prevent the escape of farmed fish into the ocean as...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) feasibility and suitability evalu...

    The Pacific Region ERAF provides a comprehensive approach for assessing all threats to marine ecosystems by evaluating cumulative risk from multiple activities to multiple ecosystem components for ecosystem-based management (EBM), improving upon international and national best practices in risk...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Monitoring of Atlantic salmon escapes

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada's (DFO’s) Atlantic Salmon Watch Program (ASWP) was established in 1991 to study the abundance, distribution and biology of Atlantic salmon in British Columbia and its adjacent waters. The ASWP relies on voluntary reports from Indigenous, recreational and commercial...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Marine mammal interactions at British Columbia marine finfish aquaculture sites

    Marine mammal predator control is governed by the Marine Mammal Regulations under the Fisheries Act. In British Columbia, Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s licence conditions allow the lethal control of harbour seals and California sea lions that pose an imminent danger to human life or the...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Incidental catch at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) Conditions of Licence for finfish aquaculture include requirements to minimize harm to wild fish that swim into facilities. Facility operators must also maintain an incidental catch log, which is a record of wild fish caught at the facility during harvest...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Results of industry benthic monitoring of British Columbia marine finfish aqu...

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada requires operators of active marine finfish aquaculture sites in British Columbia to monitor for benthic (seabed) impacts. The benthic monitoring program is designed to limit the location, area and intensity of impact created by fish farms to the seabed and to support...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Statistical Report on International Assistance — by Country Spending

    These data sets represent statistics on Canada's assistance disbursed by country, by fiscal year. This data is produced as part of the Government of Canada's annual Statistical Report on International Assistance and corresponds to figures presented in Section D of the report, where international...
    Organization:
    Global Affairs Canada
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  • Optical, chemical, and biological oceanographic conditions on the Scotian She...

    This entry provides access to the figures and data tables that feature in the CSAS Research Document titled 'Optical, chemical, and biological oceanographic conditions on the Scotian Shelf and in the eastern Gulf of Maine in 2016'. Please consult the meta-data text file that accompanies the zip...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
  • Managing transfers and fish health at British Columbia salmon farms

    Fish health on British Columbia salmon farms is managed throughout the production cycle to maintain healthy fish populations and to identify and address disease occurrences as soon as they arise. Aquaculture licence conditions set out mandatory monitoring and reporting requirements to ensure any...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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