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Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations (SOR/2015-121).

Country
Canada
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Marine fisheries Aquaculture Mariculture Marine fishes Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

The present Regulations are made under the Fisheries Act. The purpose of the Act is to manage the threat of aquatic invasive species (AIS). They pose a significant and growing threat to Canada’s freshwater and marine ecosystems with consequences to multiple economic sectors in Canada. At present Canada does not have national regulations, making it difficult to safe-guard our valuable waterways from new and established species. Invasive species are plants, animals, aquatic life and micro-organism

Full text
English
Website
www.canada.justice.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implements

Fisheries Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. F-14).

Legislation | Canada | 2015 (1985)

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Fishery management and conservation, Crustaceans, Equipment, Inland fisheries, Molluscs, Marking/identification, Aquatic plants, Enforcement/compliance, Marine fishes, Offences/penalties, Waterworks, Fishing vessel, Fishing gear/fishing method, Basic legislation, Marine pollution, Institution, Fishing charge, Navigation, Marine fisheries, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX