Among the BC coast’s varied marine species, squid play a fascinating and vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of our coast.
The spotted ratfish may be an elusive creature, but its importance in the marine ecosystem cannot be underestimated.
Basket stars are not just a marvel of marine biology, but also a testament to the incredible diversity of life beneath the waves.
The hooded nudibranch, or Melibe leonina, is an enchanting creature that calls BC’s waters home and plays a critical role in maintaining biodiversity.
Scientists are alarmed by the number of seabird deaths linked to the summer heat wave, which has raised ocean temperatures significantly.
Toki the orca has passed away after living most of her life in a Florida aquarium. She was captured in the Salish Sea in the 70s.
The benefits of the Great Bear Sea MPA Network are virtually endless, from protecting coastal habitats to supporting healthy ecosytems resulting in an increase in fish size, abundance, and biomass.
Did you know that rockfish can live to be 200 years old and that 37 different species of rockfish live in British Columbia’s coastal waters?
Not only is kelp the home and food source for many marine animals, this plant is also the most efficient carbon absorbing and oxygen producing species on the planet!
Herring are the most important keystone fish in the Great Bear Sea. They are critical food for many creatures who inhabit the coast.