Regional Contacts

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General Inquiries


For questions or comments of a general nature regarding Fisheries and Oceans in the Newfoundland and Labrador Region contact us at:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Communications Branch
P.O. Box 5667
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1C 5X1

Telephone: 1-800-782-3058

(Please include your postal and e-mail address)

If you have questions or comments regarding our web site, please copy the URL address for the pages to which you are referring in your e-mail message to us. This will help us in responding to your inquiry. Thank you for your cooperation.

Area Offices

  • Corner Brook
    • Telephone: 709-637-4308
    • Fax: 709-637-4476
  • Grand Falls-Windsor
    • Telephone: 709-292-5161
    • Fax: 709-292-5205
  • St. John’s Client Service Centre
    • Telephone: 709-772-5846
    • Fax: 709-772-2659
  • Conservation and Protection Detachments
    • Bay Roberts – 709-786-3960
    • Clarenville – 709-466-8272
    • Marystown – 709-279-7863
    • Twillingate – 709-884-2411
    • Springdale – 709-673-5250
    • Rocky Harbour – 709-458-3082
    • Happy Valley-Goose Bay – 709-896-6150
    • Stephenville – 709-643-8000


To contact an employee of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans:
Government Electronic Directory Service

Harbour Authorities

For general information about Harbour Authorities, call:

Manager, Property and Harbour Operations
Telephone: 709-772-4486

Technical Inquiries

For questions or comments of a technical nature regarding this web site, please send an e-mail message to:
(Please include your postal and e-mail address)

Search and Rescue

For general information about Search and Rescue operations contact:

Regional Superintendent
Marine Search and Rescue
Telephone: 709-772-2123
Fax: 709-772-2597

If you require emergency assistance contact Search and Rescue by calling:

Marine Search and Rescue Centre
Telephone: 902-427-8200
Toll Free: 1-800-565-1582

Both numbers are included in the Emergency Listings at the beginning of the phone book.

Marine Environmental Emergency

To report an Oil Spill, Oiled Wildlife or other Marine Environmental Emergency call:

Telephone: 709-772-2083
Toll Free: 1-800-563-9089

Marine Animal Strandings and Entanglement Response Program

To report a marine mammal or turtle in distress, contact:

Marine Animal Strandings and Entanglement Response Program
Toll Free: 1-888-895-3003

Aquatic Invasive Species

For general information about Aquatic Invasive Species or to report an Aquatic Invasive Species:


or call 1-855-862-1815

Reporting Poachers

Illegal fishing activity, recreational or commercial, should be reported to the nearest DFO, Resource Enforcement Division or RCMP office, or by calling the 24-hour toll-free CRIME STOPPERS number. Callers are advised to report promptly and be as detailed as possible. Callers may remain anonymous.
Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.



Regional Media Relations

Regional Media Relations