Manager, National Centre of Expertise in Cold-Water Corals and Sponge Reefs.
The Centre was established as part of the Health of the Oceans initiative, announced in the 2007 federal budget.
- Coordinate Government of Canada’s approach to coral/sponge conservation,
- Provide strategic advice to regional, national, and international efforts to protect corals/sponges and;
- Develop tools and approaches to improve coral/sponge conservation in Canada.
Key Words: marine protected areas, Oceans Act, integrated coastal and ocean management
For more information, please email Jason Simms or contact him at the address below.
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre
PO Box 5667
St. John's NF
Phone: (709) 772-8014
Fax: (709) 772-5315