Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch Reports and Publications


Traceability within the BC Halibut Industry

Traceability within the British Columbia Halibut Industry
(PDF/979 KB/48 pages)

Archipelago Marine Research Ltd., July 2012


Derelict Fishing Gear Survey and Removal

British Columbia Derelict Fishing Gear Survey and Removal Project
(PDF/3.47 MB/18 pages)

Northwest Straits Foundation and Natural Resources Consultants, Inc. March 2011


Traceability Report (html)

The Requirements, Current Conditions and Readiness for Traceability in the Canadian Aquaculture Sector and British Columbia's Wild Harvest Sector

Archipelago Marine Research Ltd., March 2010


Economic Impacts From a Reduced BC Groundfish Trawl Fishery Report (pdf)

Economic Impacts From a Reduced Groundfish Trawl Fishery in British Columbia (PDF/590 KB/46 pages)

Ministry of Environment, Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch, July 2010


Kelp Inventory 2007(pdf)

Kelp Inventory for B.C. Central Coast - Hakai Pass to Bardswell Group (PDF/4.43 MB/63 pages)

Ministry of Environment, Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch, December 2008


History of B.C. Seafood poster (pdf)

The History of British Columbia Seafood (PDF/1 MB/2 pages)

Ministry of Environment, Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch, September 2008


B.C.'s Ocean Economy: :link to our past, bridge to our future (pdf)

B.C.'s Ocean Economy: link to our past, bridge
to our future
(PDF/1.16 MB/8 pages)

Prepared for the Ministry of Environment, Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch, May 2008


B.C. Seafood profile (pdf)

B.C. Seafood Profile (PDF/367 KB/2 pages)

Ministry of Environment, Oceans and Marine Fisheries Branch, September 2007


economic contribution of the oceans sector (pdf)

Economic Contribution of the Oceans Sector
in British Columbia
(PDF/1.54 MB/92 pages)

Prepared for the Canada/British Columbia Oceans Coordinating Committee, April 2007


Economic Value of Ocean Sector Non-market Goods and Services (pdf)

Economic Value of Oceans Sector Non-Market Goods and Services - Literature Review (PDF/1.31 MB/74 pages)

Prepared for the Canada/British Columbia Oceans Coordinating Committee, March 2007



salmon forever (pdf)

Auditor General Report - Salmon Forever: An Assessment of the Provincial Role in Sustaining Wild Salmon (PDF/85.8 MB/114 pages)

British Columbia Office of the Auditor General, October 2004


Pearse-Mcrae Report (pdf)

Pearse McRae Report - Treaties and Transition: Towards a Sustainable Fishery on Canada's Pacific Coast (PDF/251 KB/32 pages)

Donald M. McRae & Peter H. Pearse, April 2004


SWOT report (html)

SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats) Assessment of the B.C. Seafood Sector and Tidal Water Recreational Fishing

GSGislason & Associates Ltd., March 2004

Updated October 2007


Native Participation in B.C. Fisheries (pdf)

Native Participation in British Columbia Commercial Fisheries(PDF/243 KB/35 pages)

Teakerne Resource Consultants, November 2003


Fisheries & Seafood Statistical Publications

Groundfish & Sardine Fisheries Report

Groundfish and Sardine Fisheries (PDF/374 KB/32 pages)

BC Stats, December 2010


B.C. Seafood Year in Review 2011

The 2011 British Columbia Seafood Industry Year in Review (PDF/2.0 MB/16 pages)

Ministry of Agriculture, Innovation & Industry Development Branch, January 2013

Previous PDF issues:


canned salmon pack bulletin (html)

B.C. Canned Salmon Pack Bulletins

Ministry of Agriculture, Policy and Industry Competitiveness Branch, August 2011


B.C. Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector Report (pdf)

B.C.'s Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector - 2007

BC Stats, April 2007

Previous PDF issues:


B.C. Fisheries Statistics 1996 (pdf)

Fisheries Production Statistics of B.C. - 1996 (PDF/1.71 MB/98 pages)

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
B.C. Fisheries, November 2000


B.C.'s Fish Product & Seafood Indusrty (pdf)

B.C.'s Fish Product & Seafood Industry in the 1990's (PDF/239 KB/61 pages)

BC Stats, May 2001


Updated: September 12, 2012