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Fish Friends - Ami(e)s des poissons

Fish Friends is a
highly acclaimed
school program
geared to Grade
4, 5 & 6 students.

"Ami(e)s des poissons" est un programme scolaire pour les élèves des 4e, 5e et 6e années.

Fin-ished?  Poisson... ou pas ?



Deep Sea Corals
of Atlantic Canada

Martin Willison
"As a result of the interests
of the fishing and petroleum
industries, the corals of Atlantic
Canada are not immune from
human impacts, even though they
are in deep water, far from shore."

(photo: ROPOS)

(photo: Derek Jones)

Ghostnets of Canada -
All Life Stops Here!

Derek Jones
"Millions of commercial groundfish
gillnets plague the North West
Atlantic, while tens of millions of
ghostnets kill fish, birds and seals
on an individual basis."
Where do Wild Atlantic
Salmon Smolts Go?

Muriel Ferguson
This research is "among
the most valuable salmon
research being conducted
anywhere in the world today..."

ASF Drilling
(photo: ASF)

Oyster picking
(photo: capacadie.com)

Ostréiculture au

Cécilia Cormier
...l’invasion de parasites comme
les MSX ne doit pas nous surprendre
– c’est nous qui les avons invités.

Right Whales and
Fishing Gear

Laurie Murison
"Young right whales are
particularly at risk because of
their fast rate of growth;
lines can become embedded
quickly leading to constriction
and infection."

Right Whale Rescue
(photo: Center for Coastal Studies)

Quoddy Region
(photo: B. Worm)

Environmental history of
a unique marine oasis in
the Maritimes

Heike Lotze & Inka Milewski
"The Quoddy Region in the outer
Bay of Fundy is a fascinating hotspot
of marine species diversity and
productivity in the Northwest
Atlantic Ocean."
Legacy of the
"Blum" (Salmon)
Pat Paul
"The building of dams has
caused the permanent loss of
salmon and the permanent loss
of the Native peoples primary
source of food and livelihood"

Tobique River 1862
(photo: Heritage Sectretariat)

Atlantic Salmon
(photo: Imagebank)

En  voie de disparition!
Renee Wissink
« Les populations de saumons
sont en déclin à peu près partout
dans leur aire de distribution. »