264 record(s) found with the tag "fish" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Examination of distribution and density of juvenile Dolly Varden char in Fish Creek (Rat River)
Principal Investigator: Maier, Kris
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The research teram seek to build on the 2014 & 2015 success in monitoring habitats and using electrofishing to assess juvenile Dolly Varden occupancy. Specific objectives include: 1) continue implementing a community-based monitoring program to monitor essential habitats; 2) further delineate the spatial distribution of juvenile char in the Fish Creek watershed; and, 3) finalize the occupancy mode...


Enhancement and monitoring of arctic grayling spawning habitat at Providence Creek, NWT
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The primary objective of this project is to enhance Providence Creek to increase arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) spawning habitat. This will be done by removing beaver dams which have been shown to decrease usable spawning habitat, and to create new spawning habitat with gravel and boulders. Another objective of the project is to monitor the arctic grayling population to determine if the ...


Updating data on mercury levels in food fish species in lakes used by Deh Cho communities
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to determine through which lakes are important as food sources in four Dehcho communities and which fish species are used for human food from these lakes; 2) to train community monitors to collect fish and other samples according to Environment Canada and Department of Fisheries and Oceans protocol; 3) to involve local school children in the studies by ...


Documenting traditional knowledge of whitefish in Paulatuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Ruben, Diane
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of the research is to document traditional knowledge and practices of whitefish harvesting in Paulatuk, Northwest Territories. The youth researcher will document traditional knowledge relating to whitefish using semi-structured interviews with elders and active harvesters. The cultural and social benefits of this project include the opportunity that might not always present its...


Paulatuk Whitefish Assessment
Principal Investigator: Ruben, Diane
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of the research are to conduct an assessment of whitefish diet and contaminants. Two technicians will collect approximately 60 samples over 7 days at Billy’s Creek in July 2016 and an additional 60 samples at the Hornaday River in August and October 2016. Data will be collected on: species, location, date/time, catch-effort/gear type, length, weight, sex, maturity, otolith, stom...


Arctic Domus
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The research investigates the relations between dogs, fish, caribou and people. The objective is to have a different understanding of domestication and human-animal relations. This research will use semi-structured interviews and participant observation (spending time out on the land). Interviews: The research team will have 20 in-depth semi-structured interviews of one to two hours with Eld...


Con Mine Phase 5 EEM - Periodic Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Machtans, Hilary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2012 2009 2007
Summary: The study is part of the Phase 5 Environmental Effects Monitoring (EEM) program, which is requirement under the Fisheries Act, Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER). The objective of the study is to carry out the second year of periodic monitoring of fish and benthos at the determined study locations; Jackfish Bay (exposure area), Horseshoe Island Bay (reference area for fish survey) and Kam Ba...


NATCL - Cantung Mine 2015 Environmental Effects Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Carson, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives are to evaluate if there are differences in biological parameters among study sites and between years of the Environmental Effects Monitoring study are still present and whether any differences are the result of current mining practices, historical mining practices, or a combination of the two. The design will include studies on fish (non-lethal sampling of slimy sculpin), benthi...


Tracing the Origin of Mercury Contamination in the Lakes and Fish of the Jean Marie River First Nation Lands
Principal Investigator: Laurent, Cyrielle C
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The short term objectives for this project are to: - Assess permafrost as a possible origin of mercury contamination; - Measure mercury content in permafrost samples; - Engage the community to exchange traditional and scientific knowledge to better understand relationships between country food, water quality, and permafrost degradation from a contamination perspective; and - Use traditional la...


Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Capelin in Darnley Bay, NT
Principal Investigator: McNicholl, Darcy G
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The primary aim of this project is to synthesize community-based observations over multiple years as traditional knowledge with results obtained by biological surveys conducted in the Darnley Bay nearshore habitat. This information will contribute to understanding how Capelin function in Arctic marine food webs and how that is subject to change in a warming climate. Local observations of Capel...


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