Downloadable DataFederal Aquatic Critical Habitat
Critical habitat is identified for species listed as Endangered or Threatened under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is the responsible authority for the protection, recovery and conservation of all listed aquatic species at risk in Canada. Critical habitat is defined as the habitat that is necessary for the survival or recovery of a listed wildlife species and that is identified as such in the recovery strategy or action plan for the species (www.registr...