Notice of permit

Regional or Local Number: MPO-IML-2017-002

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 73 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. MPO-IML-2017-002 is issued.

Scientific research for the conservation of the species

The research objective is to document diet and reproductive status of species by sampling of carcasses of dead individuals (e.g. found stranded).

Start Date: 2017-01-01   End Date: 2017-12-31

Issuing Authority: Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Authority Used:

  • Species at Risk Act

Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):

  • Quebec

Affected Species:

a) Alternatives : There is no alternative. Sampling of tissues is done on carcasses of dead animals found in the wild and provides relevant information on the species. b) Measures to minimize impact: The method has no effects on living individuals or on the species. c) Effects on survival and recovery: The research does not jeopardize in any way the survival or recovery of the species.

Contact Person(s)
Ms. Nicole Bouchard
Species at Risk Program
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
850 route de la Mer, P.O. Box 1000
Mont-Joli, QC
G5H 3Z4