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Quebec Bulletin
February-March 2017/Volume 20/Number 1

February-March 2017

The Pennatula grandis, a sea pen species

Consultation for Implementing Conservation Measures for Corals and Sponges

Corals and sponges play an important role in maintaining the health of the ecosystems they inhabit. Concerned about facilitating their conservation and protection, Fisheries and Oceans Canada engaged in consultations in eastern Canada to identify areas to protect while reducing to a minimum the economic impact of future conservation measures on fisheries.