Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

Changes to the Fisheries Act of Canada

The Fisheries Act of Canada (Fisheries Act R.S.C. 1985 c. F-14) is the country’s leading legislation for the protection of fish and fish habitat. The law was narrowed in its protective capacity with the...

Mercury in freshwater fish habitats

Fish are a vital component in the diets of many northern Canadians; therefore, it is critical to ensure that the habitats these fish are produced in are healthy, and the fish themselves are safe...

Gardens Abundant with Clams

*This post was edited on 8 March 2018. The original text inaccurately stated that some clam gardens have been identified to be as old as 5,000 years. The current oldest published date is around...