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The Newfoundland and Labrador Seal Fishery
The bulk of seals taken annually in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and off the eastern coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador are Greenland seals, or harps.
Arctic Cordillera Ecozone
Within Labrador, this ecozone occupies the northernmost section.
The Avalon Forest ecoregion comprises the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.
Strait of Belle Isle
The Strait of Belle Isle ecoregion occupies the northern tip of the Northern Peninsula. It is characterized by cool summers and cold winters.
Boreal Shield Ecozone
The largest ecozone, the Boreal Shield, extends in a broad, U-shape from northern Saskatchewan to Newfoundland.
The Central Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north-central part of Newfoundland.
This ecoregion is composed of islands, exposed headlands, and protected inlets, from Napaktok Bay south to the Strait of Belle Isle.
The Eagle Plateau ecoregion comprises the Mealy Mountains and an area south of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
Goose River West
This ecoregion covers an area west of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
The Kingurutik/Fraser Rivers ecoregion takes in several other mountainous outcrops, including the Mealy Mountains, south of Lake Melville.
This ecoregion is located on the perimeter of Lake Melville. It has humid, cool summers and cold winters.
Long Range Mountains
This ecoregion is divided into three separate upland areas, extending from the southwestern coast of Newfoundland to its Northern Peninsula.
The Maritime Barrens ecoregion extends westward across the southern half of the uplands of Newfoundland to the Long Range Mountains.
Thisecoregion extends across the southern Labrador border with Quebec and runs northwest to the southern boundary of the Smallwood Reservoir.
New Quebec Central Plateau
The New Quebec Central Plateau ecoregion is comprised of the Kaniapiskau Plateau and a large part of Lake Plateau to the south and east.
Newfoundland and Labrador Biosphere
Newfoundland and Labrador is part of two different types of biomes, the tundra and the taiga.
The Northeastern Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north shore of Newfoundland from the Northern Peninsula to Bonavista.
The Northern Peninsula ecoregion is located along the forested parts of the coastal lowlands of the Northern Peninsula.
The Paradise River ecoregion is located in the southeastern section of Labrador.
Smallwood Reservoir/ Michikamau
The Smallwood Reservoir/ Michikamau ecoregion can be divided into two section in Labrador.
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