What should I do if I find suspected
Aquatic Invasive Species?

  1. Check to see if you can identify the animal / plant.
  2. If you can, try and take a picture.
  3. Record the date and location where you saw it.
  4. Record in what environment you found it, for example on a buoy, on a beach, on a rope, on a rock.
  5. If possible, record the GPS coordinates of the location or mark the site (e.g. with a buoy) to identify the area.
  6. Report to one of the numbers below.

Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick
and Nova Scotia (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence)
Toll Free 1-866-759-6600

New Brunswick (Bay of Fundy)
Tel: 506-529-5961

Nova Scotia (Bay of Fundy and Atlantic)
Tel: 1-888-435-4040

Quebec - Côte-Nord
Tel: 1-800-463-1729

Tel: 418-368-5559

Tel: 418-986-2095

Newfoundland and Labrador
Tel 709-772-6984


Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Tel: 508-289-2987