Fisheries and Land Resources

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Regional Offices

Through a network of three regional offices and 17 sub-field offices, there is participation in planning, developing and delivering the department's programs, services and projects on a regional basis. These regions are:

  • Eastern Region
  • Western Region
  • Northern Region


The major functions and areas of responsibility include:

  • Identifying regional fisheries and aquaculture development opportunities;
  • Coordinating and implementing projects and programs;
  • Enforcing the Fish Inspection Act and Regulations:
    • Fish Inspection Administrative Regulations
    • Fish Inspection Operations Regulations
    • Fish Inspection Ticket Offences Regulations
    • In-Province Retail Fish Establishment Regulations;
  • Delivering the Quality Assurance Program;
  • Managing the maintenance and repairs of fisheries infrastructure, including the delivery of the Special Assistance Grants Program;
  • Liaising with the departments and agencies, both federal and provincial, to identify and address various fisheries issues at the regional and community level; and
  • Participating in the development and dissemination of provincial fisheries policies.


Eastern Region
P.O. Box 880
Grand Bank, NL
A0E 1W0
Tel: (709) 832-2860
Fax: (709) 832-1669
Western Region
P.O. Box 2006
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J8
Tel: (709) 637-2955
Fax: (709) 637-2908
Northern Region
P.O. Box 3014, Station B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0
Tel: (709) 896-3412
Fax: (709) 896-3483
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