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Burley Bay - Nepah Lagoon Rockfish Conservation Area

Map: Rockfish Conservation Area boundary and proposed changes

Description of current Rockfish Conservation Area boundary

Those waters of Subarea 12-41 that lie inside a line that:

begins at 50°56.056'N 126°46.500'W shoreline
then to 50°55.541'N 126°46.500'W shoreline
then westerly following
the shoreline to
50°55.224'N 126°48.100'W Hopetown Passage
then to 50°55.287'N 126°48.100'W Watson Island
then following the easterly
shoreline of Watson Island to
50°56.858'N 126°49.332'W shoreline
then to 50°57.417'N 126°49.407'W shoreline

then following the shoreline around Nepah Lagoon to the beginning point.

Proposed boundary change

Extend southwestern portion of the boundary by up to 1 kilometre.

Reason(s) for proposed boundary change

Increase amount of rockfish habitat protected in area.

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