Critical Habitat Orders

Critical Habitat of the Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Inner Bay of Fundy Population Order

The iBoF salmon require a variety of freshwater and marine habitats to complete a life cycle, and as a salmon grows to maturity, habitat requirements change. Freshwater iBoF salmon habitat consists of riffles, runs and staging or holding pools found below complete natural barriers in rivers. IBoF salmon streams are generally clean, cool, well oxygenated, and have bottom substrates composed of assorted gravel, cobble and boulder.


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Department of Fisheries and Oceans
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Ottawa, ON
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