Fish & Fish Habitat

A huge variety of fish and other aquatic animals live in B.C.’s freshwater habitats. They provide food for humans and other animals, support the economy, and are an important part of B.C.’s healthy ecosystems. Learn about fish and other aquatic animals in B.C., and the habitats in which they live.

Understand how the blend of streambed, water, trees, shrubs and grasses in a riparian area provides fish habitat, and directly influences it.

Find out about fish, other aquatic animals, and their habitats.

Read about the standards and data-entry tools for freshwater fish and fish habitat inventories, digital base maps and fish and fish habitat database inquiries.

Check out how the Fish Data Submission allows users to submit fisheries data and sampling information.