Exhibit 3.6—Fisheries and Oceans Canada has established eight MPAs and is working on eight proposed MPAs—text version

2012 Fall Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Fall 2012 Report—Chapter 3

Exhibit 3.6—Fisheries and Oceans Canada has established eight MPAs and is working on eight proposed MPAs

This bar chart compares the level of progress achieved for the marine protected areas (MPAs) that have been proposed or established by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The progress is measured in steps one to four as described in the text.

Proposed or established marine protected area Level of progress
Paulatuk (Darnley Bay) Step 2 (assessment of the area of interest)
Laurentian Channel Step 2
St Anns Bank Step 2
American Bank Step 2
Shediac Valley Step 2
Race Rocks Step 2
St. Lawrence Estuary Step 3 (development of and consultation on regulatory intent)
Hecate Strait/Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs Step 3
Musquash Estuary Step 4 (established)
Basin Head Step 4 (established)
The Gully Step 4 (established)
Eastport Step 4 (established)
Gilbert Bay Step 4 (established)
Tarium Niryutait Step 4 (established)
Bowie Seamount Step 4 (established)
Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents Step 4 (established)

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