News and Highlights
- Richmond Seafood Trading Company Fined $77,500 for Illegal Possession of Endangered Northern Abalone and for Obstruction
August 31, 2016
- Commercial Crab Harvester Fined $20,000 for Fishing in a Closed Contaminated Area
August 16, 2016
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada takes action on Cohen Commission
August 9, 2016
- Kitsilano Canadian Coast Guard Base Formally Opens with an Enhanced Marine Safety Mandate
August 8, 2016
Be Whale Wise - Marine Wildlife Guidelines for Boaters, Paddlers and Viewers
Seeing killer whales and other marine wildlife in their natural environment can be a thrilling experience. In our excitement, we sometimes forget that our presence has an effect on wildlife and their habitat.
Did you know?
The Pacific Region includes the province of British Columbia and the transboundary northern rivers of the Yukon. It encompasses more than 27,000 kilometres of coastline and 105 river systems. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is responsible for management and protection of marine resources on the Canadian west coast in addition to inland salmon fisheries.
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