New Brunswick Dept. of the Environment and Local Government - Aquaculture Approvals Program
Entry ID: gomc_45

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Summary
Abstract: The Program provides a yearly assessment of the benthic sediment
conditions directly below marine finfish aquaculture facilities in New
Brunswick. The program was implemented in 2002 and will continue for the
foreseeable future. The program may change over time as need arises.

Waterbody or Watershed Names: Passamaquoddy Bay; West Isles Region

Purpose: To determine the compliance status of each marine finfish aquaculture
facility with respect to the environmental quality limits imposed by each
facility's Approval to Operate (Water Quality Regulation - New Brunswick Clean
Environment Act).

Sponsor: Province of New Brunswick. New Brunswick aquaculture site operators,
as a legal requirement for regulatory Approval

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Description: This series documents the scientific basis for the evaluation of fisheries
resources in Canada. As such, it addresses the issues of the day - in the time
frames required for management - by providing progress reports on ongoing
investigations. The research documents use scientific and technical terms and
are published in the official language in which they are provided to the
secretariat.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 87.61   S: 37.3   E: -48.11   W: -145.27

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality program in place.
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Aquaculture Coordination Office, Maritimes Region, Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/aqucrd/home.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: DARRELL WELLES
Phone: (902) 426-3231
Fax: (506) 453-2390
Email: darrell.welles at gnb.ca
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 6000
City: Fredericton
Province or State: NB
Postal Code: E3B 5H1
Country: CANADA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: none noted
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (902) 426-3231
Fax: (506) 453-2390
Email: darrell.welles at gnb.ca
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 6000
City: Fredericton
Province or State: NB
Postal Code: E3B 5H1
Country: CANADA
Publications/References
Wildis, D. J., Akagi, H. M., Hamilton, N., and Hargrave, B.T. 1999. A
Recommended Method for Monitoring Sediments to Detect Organic Enrichment from
Mariculture in the Bay of Fundy. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2286:31p.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-29
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