Aquatic species at risk

Species recovery information and habitat protection for fish, reptiles, marine mammals and molluscs.

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Aquatic species at risk and their populations and habitats in Canadian waters.

Species at risk and you

How the Species at Risk Act protects critical habitat and affects communities and industries.

Recovery planning

The process for creating recovery strategies and action plans for endangered or threatened species.

Habitat protection

The Species at Risk Act requirements for identifying critical habitats and new protective measures.

Permit application

The process of applying for permits for scientific research projects.

Regional information

Species at risk in Canada, including maps and protection efforts for each region.

Aquatic species at risk maps

Find out if aquatic species at risk or their habitat may be near your proposed project area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Responses to common questions about the Species At Risk Act and its link to commercial fishing.

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Learn more about the Species at Risk Act and actions taken to protect Canadian wildlife.

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