DFO

DFO can refer to:

  • Divisional Forest Officer, a rank of an officer in the Indian Forest Service
  • Deadly Fixed Object, an object in the Right-of-way, that because of its size or construction poses a risk to motor vehicles
  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans, also called Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • 1,8-Diazafluoren-9-one, a chemical that makes fingerprints glow when lit by laser or blue-green light
  • Direct Factory Outlets, warehouse-style outlet malls in a number of locations in Australia
  • Director of Flight Operations, a rank in airline organization
  • Dungeon Fighter Online, a beat 'em up game published by Nexon
  • Deferoxamine, a bacterial siderophore produced by the actinobacteria Streptomyces pilosus that has medical applications as a chelating agent used to remove excess iron from the body.

Other articles related to "dfo":

CCGS Parizeau - Service
... Parizeau served with DFO's Pacific Region from 1966 until 1992 at the Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, BC when she was transferred to DFO's Maritime Region where ... Parizeau served in the DFO's Maritime Region as a replacement vessel for her soon to be decommissioned sister CSS Dawson ... Following the transfer of the Canadian Coast Guard to DFO in 1995 and the merger of the DFO science and enforcement vessels into CCG, the Parizeau's prefix was changed ...
Channel Darter - Text Sources
... Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, DFO/2005-860, Cat ... Fs22-4/40-2005E-PDF ISBN 0-662-41520-5 DFO ... DFO Can ...
Luna (killer Whale) - Death
... on behalf of Luna, was particularly outspoken about DFO's failure to enforce laws that should have restricted public access to the orca and prevented private citizens ... Harris also criticized DFO more broadly for its gross negligence throughout the crisis and in the end its failure to rescue and repatriate a critical member of an endangered transboundary population ... After Luna's death, a spokesperson for the DFO said that it never gave up on the idea of reuniting Luna with his pod, and had "always considered" the option to ...
Luna (killer Whale) - Debate
... The DFO has jurisdiction over marine mammals in Canadian coastal waters ... For several years, the DFO's approach was to monitor Luna and try to minimize his interactions with people ... of 2003, the consensus amongst a panel of experts convened by the DFO was that some form of intervention was necessary however, there was little consensus on what exactly to do ...