World Oceans Day: Photos from around Canada

June 8 is World Oceans Day — a day to celebrate the seas and discuss how to protect it and the flora and fauna that live in them for generations to come.

CBC readers shared their photos

Steveston's Fisherman's wharf. (Artur Silva/Facebook)

June 8 is World Oceans Day — a day to celebrate the seas and discuss how to protect it and the flora and fauna that live in them for generations to come. 

Canada is surrounded by three oceans — the Pacific, the Arctic and the Atlantic. Here are some of the great photos shared on social media with the hashtag #WorldOceansDay from Canada.

Kiss from a sea lion

Deep sea corals in Nova Scotia

Saturna Island, B.C.

(Lorna Archer-Quinn/Facebook)
(Lorna Archer-Quinn/Facebook)

Paddleboarding and playing in Beach Grove, B.C.

(Kate Coulson/Facebook)
(Kate Coulson/Facebook)

Dolphins in Howe Sound, B.C.

(Marcus Richardson/Facebook)

Halifax panaroma

Sunset at Lions Bay, B.C.

(Marcus Richardson/Facebook)

Craig Bay in Nanoose Bay, B.C.

(Candice Thomas/Facebook)

Ocean traffic

The West Coast

Chesterman Beach, B.C.

(David Horemans/CBC)

Belugas at the Vancouver Aquarium

Jericho Beach in Vancouver

(Abhi Singh/Facebook)

The Coast Guard in the Arctic

Vancouver

Kayaking in Belcarra Regional Park