About Rockfish Rockfish (Sebastes), are a fascinating genus of fish with many unique characteristics that make them quite distinct from others. Their Latin name Sebastes translates to “magnificent” in Greek. How fitting for these special creatures. Populations British Columbia’s surrounding ocean houses nearly 40 species of Rockfish, with a total of around 96 species in […]

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Coastal Ecosystems at Risk

The Salish Sea is particularly rich in biodiversity, due to a combination of shelter from extreme storms and strong natural upwelling. The coastal ecosystems of this region support a large number of species, many of which are now at risk due to encroaching urban development, high marine traffic, and exploitation. Galiano Island sits in the […]

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