Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Maritimes Region

Help protect sea turtles!

You can help protect sea turtles by using less plastic. Sea turtles may mistake plastic waste for food. They may also get tangled up in various kinds of plastic, which may cause injuries or make it hard for them to swim or feed.

Ways you can help

Atlantic Fisheries Fund
 

Atlantic Fisheries Fund

On March 10th, we announced this $325-million investment in the fish and seafood sector. The program aims to help Atlantic Canada's seafood sector transition to meet growing market demands for high-quality and sustainably-sourced products and we have been working closely with our provincial partners to negotiate the program details. As a result, the Atlantic Fisheries Fund is now open for business with all Atlantic Provinces officially signed on.

For more info

Atlantic Fisheries Fund
 

Be whale wise!

Help us protect the whales by keeping a safe distance this summer! Whale watching is an exciting boating activity enjoyed by many. With this excitement, comes responsibility - when we get too close, approach too fast, or make too much noise, we can disrupt their activities, cause them unnecessary stress, and put their lives in danger.

How to watch marine wildlife

How to watch marine wildlife
 

Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Since 1962, the Bedford Institute of Oceanography has been a leader in scientific research and innovation.

BIO Website

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
 

St. Andrews Biological Station

The St. Andrews Biological Station is Atlantic Canada’s oldest permanent marine research facility. Science conducted at the Biological Station encompasses the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine as well as coastal ecosystems and traditional fisheries in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

SABS Website

The St. Andrews Biological Station
 
 

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