Fish Critical Habitat for the Cariboo Region

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Regional Operations - Cariboo
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Critical Fish Analysis for SRMP planning - land area buffer zones protecting critical habitat areas for fish

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 50.7° to 53.6°
Longitude: -125.3° to -120.0°

Additional Information


To support MSRM provincial contact centres in the province of British Columbia.

Data Quality

Important attributes: - CRIT_FISH = "CRITFISH" for all polygons that have critical habitat; null if not habitat - INPUT_FEATURE = "line" if created from a linear stream buffer, "poly" if created from a floodplain or double lined stream or lake, "unknown" if crea - BUFFER_DIST_M = number in meters in buffer distance is known, usually 20 or 30 metres - SOURCE = "Brian Chapman - SRM" or "Don Lawrence - DFO" or "Collaborative - SRM,WLAP,DFO" - CRITFISH_SPECIES = "salmon/bulltrout" for areas with salmon or bull trout fish species, and "other" for all other fish species

NOTE Some 30m buffers exist where 30m buffer is assigned to CRITFISH_SPECIES = "other", this species is Kokanee salmon.

Lineage Statement

This data has been developed for regional operations.

2003-05-20: Appended together into a regional coverage May 20 2003 by Jennifer Ballentine.

Contact Information

NameCariboo Geospatial Services (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationRegional Operations - Cariboo

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-15
Record Last Modified 2021-04-06
Resource Status onGoing