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Goschen and Porcher Peninsula Rockfish Conservation Areas

Map: Rockfish Conservation Area boundary and proposed changes

Description of current Rockfish Conservation Area boundary


Those waters of Subarea 5-11 that lie inside a line that:

begins at 53°47.291'N 130°33.162'W Viscount Point
then to 53°45.600'N 130°36.100'W in water
then to 53°47.200'N 130°39.200'W in water
then to 53°48.000'N 130°37.500'W Goschen Island

then following the southerly shoreline of Goschen Island to the beginning point.

Porcher Peninsula

Those waters of Subareas 4-3, 5-11, 5-12, and 104-3 that lie inside a line that:

begins at 53°54.400'N 130°51.500'W in water
then to 53°54.600'N 130°43.900'W Fan Point
then southerly following
the shoreline of Porcher Peninsula to
53°50.235'N 130°39.577'W Porcher Peninsula
then to 53°49.100'N 130°41.600'W in water

then to the beginning point.

Proposed boundary change

Extend boundaries to combine two RCAs into one new RCA.

Reason(s) for proposed boundary change

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