Posts Tagged ‘Fisheries and Oceans Canada’

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Grass carp found in Bay of Quinte

An invasive grass carp weighing 20.996 kg was caught by a commercial fisher in the Bay of Quinte on July 3, reported Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

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Zebra mussel caught hitching ride

Zebra mussels are among the most devastating aquatic invasive species in North America, due to their direct impacts and ability to spread.

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New study on mercury contamination in fish

New research finds methylmercury-contaminated fish recover quickly once the mercury source is eliminated.

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Ask an expert: How to dispatch fish

An expert provides recommendations on the most humane way to kill a fish prior to consumption, without contaminating the meat of the fish.

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Changes proposed to Fisheries Act

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard are proposing a series of amendments to the Fisheries Act under the new Bill C-68.