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Thompson Sound Rockfish Conservation Area

Map: Rockfish Conservation Area boundary and proposed changes

Description of current Rockfish Conservation Area boundary

Those waters of Subareas 12-35 and 12-36 that lie inside a line that:

begins at 50°47.243'N 126°04.064'W shoreline
then to 50°47.119'N 126°01.198'W shoreline
then westerly following the
shoreline of Thompson Sound to
50°44.597'N 126°07.436'W Cleave Point
then to 50°46.168'N 126°08.333'W east of London Point

then easterly following the shoreline to the beginning point.

Proposed boundary change

Remove eastern portion of the boundary by up to 3 kilometres.

Reason(s) for proposed boundary change

Remove areas with small amount of rockfish habitat

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