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Found 10 records similar to Important Areas for Coral and Sponge in West Coast Vancouver Island Ecoregion

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This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to coral, sponge, and reef-building species in the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA). This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 13, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 31, 2019
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, EBSA, Important Areas, Sponge reefs, Reefs, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Sound, Queen Charlotte Basin
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This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key cetacean species in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 7, 2020
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, EBSA, IA, Important Areas, British Columbia, BC, West Coast Vancouver Island, Ecology
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key fish species in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 8, 2020
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, Important Areas, IA, EBSA, British Columbia, BC, West Coast Vancouver Island, Ecology
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key seabird species in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). Canada’s Oceans Act provides the legislative framework for an integrated ecosystem approach to management in Canadian oceans, particularly in areas considered ecologically or biologically significant.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 26, 2019
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, IA, EBSA, Important Areas, British Columbia, West Coast Vancouver Island, Birds, Environmental quality
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to important geographic features in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). Canada’s Oceans Act provides the legislative framework for an integrated ecosystem approach to management in Canadian oceans, particularly in areas considered ecologically or biologically significant.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 21, 2019
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, Important Areas, IA, EBSA, West Coast Vancouver Island, BC, Environmental quality, Ecology
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key invertebrate species (which are not corals or sponges) in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 7, 2020
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, Crabs, Shellfish, EBSA, IA, Important Areas, British Columbia, BC
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key vertebrate species, other than fish and cetaceans, in the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 13, 2020
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, Important Areas, IA, EBSA, British Columbia, West Coast Vancouver Island, Ecology, Environmental quality
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to sponge reefs (Hexactinosida) in the Strait of Georgia (SOG) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 13, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 18, 2019
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: SHP FGDB/GDB GEOJSON HTML PDF ESRI REST
Keywords:  EBSA, Environmental Planning, Important Areas, Marine Ecosystems, Mulitbeam Bathymetry, British Columbia, Salish Sea, Strait of Georgia, Environmental quality
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key cetacean species in the Strait of Georgia (SOG) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IA's within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSA's.

Last Updated: Sep. 13, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 18, 2019
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, IA, EBSA, Important Areas, British Columbia, Strait of Georgia, Salish Sea, Environmental quality
Federal

This layer details Important Areas (IAs) relevant to key fish species in the Strait of Georgia (SOG) ecoregion. This data was mapped to inform the selection of marine Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA). Experts have indicated that these areas are relevant based upon their high ranking in one or more of three criteria (Uniqueness, Aggregation, and Fitness Consequences). The distribution of IAs within ecoregions is used in the designation of EBSAs.

Last Updated: Sep. 13, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 7, 2020
Organization: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Formats: ESRI REST PDF FGDB/GDB HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Environmental planning, Marine ecosystems, Elasmobranch, Important Areas, EBSA, IA, British Columbia, Strait of Georgia, Salish Sea
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