Services and information
A list of sharks found in Atlantic waters and images of sharks.
Descriptions of rare and common West Coast sharks, and images of sharks of British Columbia.
Document and report your encounter with a shark.
All about shark surveys and details about different shark species including diet and growth rate.
Internal and external body parts of sharks, including fins, skin, skeleton, eyes and of course teeth.
Ongoing research and stock assessment on sharks, skates and rays at the Pacific Biological Station.
How sharks feed, reproduce and age, their role in the ecosystem and the truth about shark attacks.
Get in touch with shark researchers across Canada.
What we are doing
- Canada's Progress Report on the Implementation of Key Actions Taken Pursuant to the National Plan of Action on the Conservation and Management of Sharks (March 2007)
- Codes of conduct: Shark encounters
- Code of conduct: Basking Shark encounters
- Sharks of British Columbia poster
First-ever footage of salmon shark behaviour
View a salmon shark behavior caught on video by the science crew aboard the 2019 Pacific Seamount Expedition.
Protecting killer whales
How Canada is taking action to help southern resident killer whales.
Protecting Canada’s wild salmon
How we’re ensuring healthy, diverse salmon populations across Canadian ecosystems.
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