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Species is relatively abundant, and fishing methods cause little damage to habitat and other wildlife.
Arctic Char – Canada Cambridge Bay (Nunavut)

Arctic Char is a member of the Salmonidae family, and has the most northern distribution of any freshwater fish. In the Arctic Ocean some Arctic Char remain in freshwater their whole lives, while others migrate between freshwater and ocean waters. It is during their migrations to and from the ocean that Char in Cambridge Bay, Canada are targeted by the fishery.

Arctic Char are believed to be at a healthy abundance in this region and the fishery is conservatively managed.

Arctic Char are caught with bottom gillnets and weirs. The fisheries have a low amount of bycatch and cause low to moderate damage to bottom habitats.

Full species report here.