Commercial Fishing

Fishing licenses, openings and closures, fishery quotas and management plans, reports and allowable catch information.

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Pacific and Yukon commercial fishing

Regulations, openings and closures, fishery management plans, maps, forms and stock status reports for BC and Yukon.

Atlantic and Arctic commercial fishing

Openings, closures, maps and forms for New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, PEI, Nunavut and Quebec.

Commercial fishing licences

Apply for or renew your fishing licence through the National Online Licensing System. Find forms and regional contacts.

Exporting and importing fish

Certify a catch for export. Catch Certification Audit Office, Fisheries Certificate System, European Union regulations.

Management measures

Fisheries policies and frameworks, enforcement, sustainable fisheries, industry restructuring.

International fishery management

International fisheries agreements and organizations, overfishing, unregulated fishing activities and enforcement.

Commercial fishery requirements

Licensing, gear tags and tabs, logbooks and at-sea monitoring.

Consultations and reviews

Links to public consultations and reviews on issues related to commercial fisheries in Canada.

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