Fishing Industry Activity Sheet

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					                                    Canada’s Fishing Industry
Name: ___________________________                Date: _____________

Read Pages 54-59 of the Perspectives Textbook and answer the following questions.

   1. Define the following terms and provide an example for each.

   a) Renewable Resources:
      ________________________________________________________________________________________
      ______________________
      Example: ______________________________________________

   b) Offshore Limit:
      ________________________________________________________________________________________
      ______________________
      Example: ______________________________________________

   c) Moratorium:
      ________________________________________________________________________________________
      ______________________
      Example: ______________________________________________

   d) Aquaculture:
      ________________________________________________________________________________________
      ______________________
      Example: ______________________________________________

   e) Spawning Run:
      ________________________________________________________________________________________
      ______________________
      Example: ______________________________________________

   f)   Quota:
        ________________________________________________________________________________________
        ______________________
        Example: ______________________________________________

   2. A) What area off Canada’s east coast is some of the richest fishing grounds in the world?
      _____________________________
      B) What province is this area located near? __________________

   3. What 3 things make the Grand Banks such excellent grounds for fishing?
      i)    __________________________________________________
      ii)   __________________________________________________
      iii)  __________________________________________________

   4. Label the following places on the map of Canada’s East Coast Fishing Industry area and colour the
      map (Green for land, Light Blue for Water, Dark Blue for Banks in the water):
      -Newfoundland               -The Grand Banks           -Atlantic Ocean
      -Quebec                     -Labrador                  -Gulf of St. Lawrence
      -Nova Scotia                -P.E.I.

   5. Label the following places on the map of Canada’s West Coast Fishing Industry area and colour the
      map (Green for land, Light Blue for Water):
      - Vancouver Island          -B.C.                    - Queen Charlotte Islands
      - Pacific Ocean

				
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