Services and information
This AOI off the Gaspé Peninsula contains species at risk and diverse molluscs and crustaceans.
Encompasses the nearshore waters surrounding the island archipelago on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia.
Located south of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, this AOI includes two geographically separate but ecologically connected components.
On June 8, 2010, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced this area as an AOI.
This AOI is located in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and consists of nine islets.
The Shediac Valley is in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, east of New Brunswick and northwest of PEI.
This AOI is about 6,000 km2 and adjacent to the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park.
Located within the southern portion of the Offshore Pacific Bioregion.
What we are doing
- Canada’s Oceans Strategy
- Operational Guidance for Identifying ‘Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures’ in Canada’s Marine Environment
- National Framework for Canada's Network of Marine Protected Areas
- Federal Marine Protected Areas Strategy
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