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Notice of permit
Regional or Local Number: SAR-2008P-021
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 73 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. SAR-2008P-021 is issued.
Scientific research for the conservation of the species
Activity necessary or beneficial to the species
The project is a field survey of fish in watercourses at or near the location of Irving Oil’s Project Eider Rock in Saint John New Brunswick, as part of the environmental impact assessment required for the project. Live-release electrofishing will be used to sample fish species at the sites in question. Any inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon collected will be released safely at the point of capture.
Start Date: 2008-06-27 End Date: 2008-09-30
Issuing Authority: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
- Species at Risk Act
Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):
- New Brunswick
a) The selected collection methods have minimal impact on the species or its habitat. Electrofishing is a common and accepted method used for fish survey work, and no impacts to salmon or their habitat are expected. b) The effect of research activities on the species and its habitat is minimized by use of approved research methodologies. Surveys will be conducted according to New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Fisheries and Oceans Canada methodologies. All fish will be released safely back into the water at the point of capture. c) The research is not expected to jeopardize the survival or recovery of the species. Likelihood of encountering inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon is low. Any new data about iBoF distribution would benefit research and recovery of the species.
Fisheries Management – Maritimes Region
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
1 Challenger Dr.
PO Box 1006
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