Services and information
Licencing, environmental performance, regulations, compliance and enforcement activities in BC.
Management measures for protecting fish health and aquatic ecosystems, environmental reports.
Statistics, facts and reports about farmed species, and the importance of the economic contribution.
R&D, targeted and collaborative research, peer-reviewed processes, technologies, species research.
Licences and permits related to aquaculture operations in provinces and territories, sites and maps.
Laws and policies governing aquaculture activities, compliance, and regulatory reform and research.
Responsibility of federal, provincial, territorial governments and industry, national and international collaboration.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Aquaculture Activities Regulations
- Fisheries Act
- Fishery (General) Regulations
- Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations
- Canada’s Sustainable Aquaculture Program
- Farming the Seas – A Timeline
- Aquaculture Science Feature Articles
- Video: Aquaculture Management — Ensuring Sustainable Fisheries In British Columbia
Adopting clean technologies
Funding to help fisheries and aquaculture industries reduce the impact of their activities on the environment.
Improving Aquaculture Regulations
Find information about the Aquaculture Regulatory Reform in Canada and its goal to support sustainable growth in the sector while safeguarding the environment.
Cooperating on marine aquaculture
Canada and U.S. collaborate to ensure responsible aquaculture and to support jobs in coastal and rural communities.
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