Expedition: Central Coast of British Columbia

LOCATION: British Columbia, Canada

DATES: March 2018

MISSION: Collect data that will help identify ecologically important areas for marine planning, protect vulnerable species – such as rockfish – and habitat that have a high conservation value from human threats. 


Oceana Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Heiltsuk and Kitasoo/Xai’Xais Nations, Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance and Ocean Networks Canada set sail to explore sites in the Central Coast of British Columbia at depths where almost no scientific exploration has occurred.