Marine Life of Georgia Strait
The 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
- Comments on Amendments to Marine Mammal Regulations - May 23, 2012
- Species at Risk
- Marine Habitat
- Marine Life Fun Facts
- Be whale wise: guidelines for watching marine wildlife (2006)
- Field Guide to Killer Whale Watching (Lifeforce Foundation) - PDF
- Southern Resident Killer Whale ID guide (Lifeforce Foundation) - PDF
- BC’s Reefs Among Science’s Great Finds - Feb 24, 2005
- Caution: Herons at Work
What's at Risk? Public concerns in the shared waters of BC and Washington
Salish Sea Hydrophone Network - listen to the orcas!
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