Strait of Georgia

Marine Life of Georgia Strait

Photo courtesy Barbara WatsonThe waters of the Strait support a huge variety of plant and animal life including:

  • seals, porpoises, killer whales, sea lions and other marine mammals
  • at least 200 species of fish including five species of wild salmon
  • more than 1500 invertebrate species
  • hundreds of species of seabirds and shorebirds
  • about 500 marine plant species, including 200 varieties of seaweeds

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