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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:
    • XLS
    • XLSX
    • CSV
  • 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:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
  • 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

    Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler data from the Coast of Bays, Newfoundland

    The dataset includes timeseries of horizontal current speed and direction, vertical current speed, water depth, and temperature at instrument depth from Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) moorings. Data were collected as part of a multiyear effort lead by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • ESRI REST
    • ZIP
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Community Aquatic Monitoring Program (CAMP) data for the Southern Gulf of St....

    Each summer, environmental community groups collect important data to determine if groupings of fish, shrimp and crab – what is called a community- can be used as an indicator of the health status of bays and estuaries. From June through August, community group members and staff sample six...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • GEOJSON
    • FGDB/GDB
    • ESRI REST
  • Federal

    Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Zones

    Limits of Northwest Atlantic fishing zones according to the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries. Reference name: NAFO zones Author: Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Source: Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • ESRI REST
  • 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

    Results of DFO benthic audits of British Columbia marine finfish aquaculture ...

    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

    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
    • TXT
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