Notice of permit

Regional or Local Number: DFO-17-PPAC-00001

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 73 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. DFO-17-PPAC-00001 is issued.

Scientific research for the conservation of the species

Authorized representatives of the Kitasoo Fisheries Program will possess Northern Abalone shells in order to conduct scientific research. The ultimate goal of the activities is to assist in the recovery of this species.

Start Date: 2017-01-05   End Date: 2027-01-05

Issuing Authority: Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Authority Used:

  • Species at Risk Act

Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):

  • British Columbia

Affected Species:

a) Alternatives: No other alternatives were considered, as the activity proposed poses no threat to the species or the habitat. b) Measures to minimize impact: There will be no impacts to the species. c) Effects on survival and recovery: The activity will not jeopardize the survival and recovery of the species. The Northern Abalone shells that have been collected as part of scientific research were taken from individuals that died of natural causes.

Contact Person(s)
Regional Manager, Species at Risk
Pacific Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 – 401 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
V6C 3S4
Tel: 604-666-7907