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  • Federal

    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
    Resource Formats:
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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

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    Carcass classification of cultured salmon at British Columbian aquaculture si...

    Mortality at salmon aquaculture facilities is closely monitored. As in any population of wild or farmed animals, there are a number of causes leading to death. While in-depth diagnostic testing takes time, carcasses are routinely assigned to a number of defined categories which can help facility...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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  • Federal

    Results of DFO fish health audits of British Columbian marine finfish aquacul...

    This report provides summary fish health data collected by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) from randomly selected licensed marine facilities culturing salmon in British Columbia (BC). Results of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) screening are provided, as well as a list of the bacterial pathogens...
    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
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • 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

    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...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • Federal

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
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