Freshwater/land-based aquaculture licence under the Fisheries Act - Appendix VII: Annual aquaculture statistical report

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Once completed, this document is confidential within the provisions of the Access to Information and Privacy Act. For Internal Use Only

Reporting Year:

Facility Reference Number:

Licence Holder:

Landfile #:

Tenure Size (ha):








In British Columbia, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is the lead authority responsible for regulating the aquaculture industry. Production statistics collected through this form may be used for analytical and operational purposes and will be shared with other government partners for statistical use. These organizations agree to take appropriate steps to protect all sensitive personal and commercial information, and to release data only in aggregated form. In compliance with licences issued under the Pacific Aquaculture Regulations, all aquaculture licence holders are required to complete the Annual Aquaculture Statistical Report (AASR) under Section 61 of the Federal Fisheries Act.

The completed forms for each calendar year are due no later than January 25 of the following year.

Instructions for completing the AASR

Section 1 - Harvest for food market sales

Were any fish or shellfish sold for Food Market Sales?

Species (provide full common or latin name) Weight (kg) Quantity (For Shellfish Only) Quantity Unit of Measure (For Shellfish use Lbs, Dozens or Gallons) Value ($) Product Type (Round, Live, Fresh Dressed Head On, Fresh Dressed Head Off, Frozen Dressed Head On, Frozen Dressed Head Off, Fresh Fillets, Frozen Fillets, or Other (specify))

Section 2 – “U-Catch-Em” sales

Note: Section 2 only applies to Freshwater/Landbased facilities

Were there any U-Catch-Em Sales?

Species (provide full common or latin name) Average Length (cm) Total Number Total Weight (kg) Total Value ($)

Section 3 – Processing information

Were any fish or shellfish processed?

Who processed your fish or shellfish?

Did you own the fish or shellfish after processing and sell to market (i.e. have your fish self- or custom-processed)?

Provide details (e.g., species, quantity, value):

Section 4 – Sales for restocking or ongrowing purposes

Note: Include sales only – not purchases or acquisitions

Were any fish or shellfish sold for Food Market Sales?

Species (provide full common or latin name) Life Stage (Eggs, Fry/Fingerlings, Juveniles/Smolts, Adults or Seed, Larvae) Cultch Type (Shellfish Only) Number Sold in BC (not exported) Number exported Total Value ($)

Section 5 – In-zone introductions & transfers information

Note: Section 5 does not apply to any species on a marine finfish licence, geoduck, sea cucumber, sea urchin, white sturgeon, Nile tilapia, barramundi and signal crayfish. Transfers of these species are represented via other reporting mechanisms

Was any stock brought on site during the reporting year?

If Yes, fill in the information below only for in-zone transfers that did not require a separate Introductions & Transfers Licence.

Please provide one line per species (i.e. all transfer data for each species should be aggregated and reported on a single line)

Species Brought on Site Source
(provide aquaculture facility reference number or commercial licence number)
Total Number of Fish Transferred Total Number of Transfers

Section 6 - Stock on hand and future plans

Note: Section 6 only applies to Freshwater/Land Based and Shellfish facilities.

Will this site be actively culturing during the next reporting year?

If this site had any stock on hand as of December 31, please list all species:

Section 7 - Subtidal shellfish (on/in bottom) seeding activities

Note: Section 7 only applies to facilities licensed for subtidal culture

7a. If you purchased geoduck (Panopea generosa) and/or horseclam (Tresus) seed this year, please attach your proof of purchase. If submitting electronically, please ensure that an electronic copy of your proof of purchase is attached.

7b. Did you conduct subtidal shellfish seeding activities for any species this year?

Species Total Area Seeded (m2) Month Seeding Activities Commenced

Section 8 - Declaration

Declaration: I have read all information contained on this report and it is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Name (please print)



Position in Company

Email address

Phone #