Aquatic species

Find information on aquatic species (such as fish, marine mammals and reptiles) found in Canadian waters including those that are at risk, invasive, fished or farmed.

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Aquatic species

Find information on aquatic species in Canadian waters including those that are at risk, invasive, fished or farmed.

Aquatic species at risk

Access the species registry, profiles and recovery plans. Participate in consultations and apply for activity permits.

Aquatic invasive species

Learn how to identify and report aquatic invasive species. Access regulations, action plans and scientific research.

Pacific salmon

Find information on the management and conservation of Pacific salmon, including sockeye, pink and Coho salmon.

Seals and sealing

Learn about the six species of seals in Canada and get facts and data on Canada’s seal harvest.

Marine mammals and sea turtles

Report a marine mammal in distress, get whale watching and sea turtle guidelines and access scientific research.

Key commercially fished species

Get facts on Canada’s key commercially fished species and learn about sustainable management practices.

Farmed species profiles

Search profiles of fish and shellfish farmed in Canada (such as salmon, mussels, trout, Arctic char and clams).

Canadian shark research

Find research about sharks living in Canadian waters.

Skates and rays

Identify rare and common species of skates and rays in Canadian waters, and learn about the differences between them.

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