The North Coast Marine Plan provides recommendations for increasing the local benefits from sustainable fishing activities, protecting Aboriginal fisheries, and increasing local skill development and capacity in fishery-related activities.
Spat is the youngest stage of shellfish life, after larvae. Scallop spats measure about .4 to .6 millimetres.
There are roughly 250 northern resident killer whales, 300 transient killer whales and 2,000 humpbacks along the B.C. coast – and increased appearances by the second largest animal on the planet, the impressive fin whale.
Prince Rupert has the highest First Nations population percentage of any municipality with a population of 5,000 or more in Canada.
Prince Rupert is an island community and Canada’s wettest city. It is located on Kaien Island and linked by a short bridge to the mainland.