Reporting Requirements - Fisheries and Aquaculture

All B.C. seafood producers (processors, fish receivers, fisher vendors, others) must submit reports on their operations to the Ministry of Agriculture under the Fish & Seafood Act.  These reports supply statistical data on the socioeconomic performance of the industry, including production and employment data.

Instructions

Please follow the instructions in the following letters according to your company type:

Seafood

Aquaculture

Marine Plants (Grow out and/or hatchery operations)

Forms

Forms can be submitted electronically by email. Forms can also be printed and faxed.  Please refer to the form for details.

Seafood

  • 2017 Annual Fisheries Production Schedule (PDF) / (XLSX) / (Guide)
  • 2016 Seafood Processing Employment Report (PDF) / (XLSX) / (Guide)
  • 2017 Custom Processing Client List Form (PDF) / (XLSX)

Aquaculture

Marine Plants (Grow out and/or hatchery operations)

  • Annual Aquaculture Statistical Report (PDF) / (XLSX)

Requesting Custom Reports

Should you need a specific data set that has not been published previously, you may submit a "Request for Information" form to our office.

For some types of information requests a fee will be charged, subject to the nature of the request. Please see the form details.

Although every effort will be made to fully respond to requests for information there will be some instances where certain pieces or types of information are protected and can not be released.  In these instances partial data, aggregate data, or occasionally no data may be provided.  Please contact us if you have any further questions.