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  • Open Data

    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:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    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
  • Open Data

    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:
    • ZIP
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    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
  • Open Data

    Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures

    This dataset contains area-based management measures that have been recognized as 'other effective area-based conservation measures' (OECMs). It also contains basic information about OECMs, specifically their names, size, objectives, associated prohibitions, and DFO region.  Spatial data for...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • PDF
    • WMS
    • SHP
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Oceans Act Marine Protected Areas

    Marine protected areas (MPAs) are one among a number of spatial management tools, and are defined as areas that are established for the long-term, and managed through legal or other effective means, to achieve the long-term conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and cultural...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • PDF
    • WMS
    • SHP
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Beluga whale sightings made on 24-25 July 1992 in the Beaufort Sea and Amunds...

    This record contains data on beluga whale locations in the Beaufort Sea and west Amundsen Gulf reported in Harwood, L.A. and P. Norton (1996). Aerial survey data from the southeast Beaufort Sea, Mackenzie River estuary and west. Amundsen Gulf, July 1992. Canadian Data Report of Fisheries and...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • ESRI REST
    • CSV
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