Bulletin published every two months for the benefit of all our clients and partners.
- Cultivating at the Water's Edge (PDF)
Presents the agricultural practices recommended to conserve healthy aquatic environments. Produced by the Regroupement des associations pour la protection de l’environnement des lacs et des cours d’eau (RAPPEL), in collaboration with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA), the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec and the Université de Sherbrooke.
- Fish Habitat: More Than Meets the Eye
This pamphlet outlines the various habitats that fish depend on and deals with their ecological roles. It suggests work methods that will have few or no impacts on fish habitat.
- Fish Traffic... Yield the Right of Way! (PDF)
Explains the importance of maintaining the free passage of fish among the different types of habitat that fish frequent over their life cycle.
- Living at the Water’s Edge (PDF)
Presents a series of good and bad developments on the edge of water bodies. Made in partnership with the Regroupement des associations pour la protection de l’environnement des lacs et des cours d’eau de l’Estrie et du haut bassin de la rivière Saint-François (RAPPEL).
- Proponent's Guide to Information Requirements for Review Under the Fish Habitat Protection Provisions of the Fisheries Act
- Quebec Operational Statements
Operational Statement will help you to carry out your project while avoiding harm to fish and fish habitat and thus, to comply with the Fisheries Act. You will not need to come to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) for project review if you can follow the planning guidance found in the Operational Statements.
- The Cruncher (In PDF, for printing)
A fun fast-facts game about fish and their habitat.
- Good Practice Guides
- The Dock Primer
This guide outlines the construction of docks to minimize adverse impacts on fish and fish habitat.
- The Fish Habitat Primer
This guide presents the types of habitats on which depend the varied fish and their ecological roles. He also proposes approaches to carry out work in the fish habitat without harming the latter.
- The Shore Primer
This guide deals with the importance of preserving natural shorelines in aquatic environments, showing landowners how to protect and restore their shorelines.
- The Dock Primer
- Integrated Fishery Management Plan, Lobster Fishing Area 22, from 2010 until 2014 (PDF)
Defines the issues and objectives that guide the management of Magdalen Islands lobster from 2010 to 2014. Also, it presents the background, the socio-economic importance of the fishery and information on the species’ biology.
- Stock Status Reports
The Fishing Industry in Quebec - Maritime areas profile 2009 (PDF)
Portrait of the fishing industry in the three maritime areas of Quebec: the Gaspe-Lower St. Lawrence, the North Shore and the Magdalen Islands.
The Fishing Industry in Quebec - Socio-economic profile 2009 (PDF)
Portrait of the fishing industry in maritime Quebec.
- Aquatic Invasive Species Identification Booklet
A guide to the principal aquatic invasive species present in marine environments in Eastern Canada.
Report on the Public Consultation on the St. Lawrence Estuary Marine Protected Area (MPA) Project (PDF)
In order to ensure long-term protection of marine mammals while maintaining sustainable economic activities, Fisheries and Oceans Canada plans on creating a Marine Protected Area in the St. Lawrence Estuary.
- Canadian Survey of Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, and Great Lakes Observing Systems
Comprehensive inventory of existing observing systems in Canada. It gives a clear knowledge of the targeted activities and will help building a national strategy.
- Preliminary Assessment of Oceans Observing Systems Value
Preliminary analysis of observing systems socio-economic impacts.
Those two documents have been conducted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Oceans Science and Technology Partnership with the financial support of the Canadian Space Agency
- MLI Bibliography
Articles published by Maurice Lamontagne Institute scientists since 1986.
- Scientific publications
- Stock Status Reports
Species at Risk
- St. Lawrence Striped Bass
Awareness raising tool for recreational fishers : how to identify the St. Lawrence Estuary striped bass and return it correctly to the water. This fish was recently added to the List of species at risk.
- Small Fish Fact Sheets
The Bridle Shiner - a Species of Special Concern
The Channel Darter - a Threatened Species
The Eastern Sand Darter - a Threatened Species
Distribution, habitat and threats to the survival of three small freshwater fish at risk in southern Quebec. Examples of what can be done to contribute to their recovery.
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