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  • 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

    Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas

    Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) are areas within Canada's oceans that have been identified through formal scientific assessments as having special biological or ecological significance when compared with the surrounding marine ecosystem. Failure to define an area as an...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • ZIP
  • Federal

    Index Site Surveys Data for Olympia Oysters, Ostrea lurida, in British Columb...

    The Olympia oyster (Ostrea lurida Carpenter, 1864) is one of four species of oysters established in British Columbia (BC), Canada, and the only naturally occurring oyster in BC (Bourne 1997; Gillespie 1999, 2009). O. lurida reaches the northern limit of its range in the Central Coast of British...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • CSV
    • PDF
    • ESRI REST
  • 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:
    • XLS
    • CSV
  • 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

    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
    • TXT
  • Federal

    Oceans Act Areas of Interest

    The selection of an Area of Interest (AOI) marks the beginning of the Oceans Act Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The process includes completing detailed ecological and socioeconomic assessments, setting conservation objectives, determining...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Federal Marine Bioregions

    The spatial planning framework for Canada's national network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is comprised of 13 ecologically defined bioregions that cover Canada's oceans and the Great Lakes. Note that the geographic boundaries for the bioregions are fuzzy and may change based on ecosystemic...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Oceans Act Marine Protected Areas

    Marine protected areas (MPA) are one among a number of spatial management tools that contribute to the improved health, integrity and productivity of our marine ecosystems and help advance integrated ocean management. As planning Canada’s marine protected area network moves forward, the locations...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Federal

    Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Density Survey Data

    Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussels (Gonidea angulata) are listed under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) as a species of special concern and have been re-assessed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) as endangered. These fresh water mussels are only found in Canada in...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
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