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  • Federal

    Current valid British Columbia aquaculture licence holders

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada is responsible for licensing all aquaculture facilities in British Columbia. The aquaculture licence and conditions of licence are designed to ensure the sustainable operation and development of the aquaculture industry. The following lists contain details related to...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Federal

    DFO’s fish health monitoring activities at BC aquaculture sites

    For health auditing purposes, a farm is considered active once three pens of fish have been present for 30 days, following entry of the first pen of fish at the farm. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) applies a computerized selection system to randomly select active salmon farms within the fish...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Industry sea lice counts at 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. The Industry Sea Lice Abundance Counts report is updated monthly. It shows which...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Federal

    Bottlenose Whale Presence, Maritimes Region

    Northern Bottlenose Whale presence in the Bay of Fundy and the Port Hawkesbury Area Response Plan. The Coastal Oceanography and Ecosystem Research section (DFO Science) reviewed reported opportunistic whale sightings and local knowledge sources to estimate areas where Northern Bottlenose Whales...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Soft Shelled Clams Presence, Maritimes Region

    Areas of known Snow Crab presence in the Bay of Fundy and Port Hawkesbury areas. The Coastal Oceanography and Ecosystem Research section (DFO Science) reviewed science sources and local knowledge sources to estimate where Snow Crab are seasonally present and delineate these areas. As of March...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Bluefin Tuna Presence, Maritimes Region

    Bluefin tuna landings are reported to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and stored in the Maritime Fishery Information System Database. This database was queried in January 2016 for all reported landings of Bluefin tuna in coastal Nova Scotia. Longline data was excluded due to location...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Ocean Salmon Program - Ricker Beam Trawl Juvenile Salmon Study from 1990 to 1993

    During the period of 1990 to 1993, Robin J. LeBrasseur and N. Brent Hargreaves led a juvenile salmon migration research project off the west coast of Vancouver Island BC. This included the development of surface beam trawl gear that could be deployed from a large trawl vessel (CCGS W.E. Ricker)...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) counts and haulout locations across the...

    Considered the "king" of sea lions, the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) is the biggest of all sea lions and enjoys a lifespan of up to thirty years. In Canada, the Steller can be spotted along the rocky coast of British Columbia. This hefty mammal usually travels alone or in a small group,...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • CSV
    • HTML
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