Genetic Diversity and Hybridization Among Sympatric Populations of Arctic Char and Lake Trout

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: biology, fish, genetics, ecology, lake trout, arctic char, hybridization

Principal Investigator: Wilson, Chris C. (4)
Licence Number: 11195
Organization: Department of Zoology, University of Guelph
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: T. van Raay; J. den Dulk; P. Gajda; (Dr. Paul Herbert; Terrie Finston)

Objective(s): To continue examination of genetic diversity and hybridization between lake trout and Arctic char;

Project Description: The Researchers will continue to examine genetic diversity and hybridization between lake trout and Arctic char. They will gather data on the hybrid's ecological role. Different areas will be sampled to determine where the parent species and hybrids occur.