Report an Aquatic Invasive Species

Do you think you have discovered an aquatic invasive species?

  1. Do not return the species to the water.
  2. Note the exact location (GPS coordinates) and the observation date.
  3. Take photos.
  4. Take note of identifying features.
  5. Report an Aquatic Invasive Species, depending on where you are.
  6. What you can do to reduce the risk.
By Phone

Report marine species - Federal responsibility

Please contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada to report marine aquatic invasive species by calling the following toll-free numbers.

British Columbia

1-888-356-7525

New Brunswick

1-866-759-6600

Newfoundland and Labrador

1-855-862-1815

Nova Scotia

Gulf: 1-866-759-6600
Maritimes: 1-888-435-4040

Prince Edward Island

1-866-759-6600

Quebec

1-418-775-0682 (NOT toll-free)

Yukon

1-888-356-7525

Report freshwater species - Provincial responsibility

Please contact your provincial government to report freshwater aquatic invasive species by visiting the following websites.

Nunavut
(Contact your conservation officer.)
By Email

Report marine species - Federal responsibility

Please contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada to report marine aquatic invasive species by emailing one of the following addresses.

British Columbia

AISPACIFIC@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

AIS-EAE.NL@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Report freshwater species - Provincial responsibility

Please contact your provincial government to report freshwater aquatic invasive species by visiting the following websites.

Nunavut
(Contact your conservation officer.)
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