Ecozones

Terrestrial Ecological Zones

Follows Canadian Council on Ecological Areas.
Map of The Ecozones of Canada.

1 - Arctic Cordillera

2 - Northern Arctic

3 - Southern Arctic

4 - Taiga Cordillera

5 - Taiga Plains

6 - Taiga Shield

7 - Boreal Cordillera

8 - Boreal Plains

9 - Hudson's Plain
 

Marine Ecological Zones

Follows Coad, B. W. and Reist, J. D. 2004. Annotated List of the Arctic Marine Fishes of Canada. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2674:iv + 112 pp., 5 tables, 2 figures.

10 - Arctic Ocean: marine species only. Western boundary is the International border with Alaskan waters, and eastern boundaries are the tip of Ellesmere Island, south to Cumberland Pen (Baffin), further south to across Hudson Strait. General distribution information. For most species, the distribution information is being updated using more detailed ecozone descriptions (see 12 - 16).

11 - Atlantic Ocean: marine species only in Nunavut. Western boundary is the tip of Ellesmere Island, south to Cumberland Pen (Baffin), further south to across Hudson Strait and eastern boundary is the International border with Greenland, Denmark and the International oceanic waters. General distribution information. For most species, Nunavut is updating the distribution information.

12 - Queen Maud Gulf

13 - Beaufort Sea - Amundsen Gulf

14 - Arctic Basin

15 - Viscount Melville Sea Region

16 - High Arctic Sea Archipelago