6 record(s) found with the tag "fish characteristics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Broad whitefish population study and traditional knowledge
Principal Investigator: Tallman, Ross F
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: The researchers will work with other scientists to examine the broad whitefish of the Mackenzie River and associated tributaries of the Arctic Red and Peel Rivers. Features such as population size, migration, growth, age of sexual maturity and mortality will be examined. A study of the traditional knowledge of broad whitefish and fishing in the Mackenzie River will also be developed. Training i...


Monitoring dolly varden charr taken in domestic fishery by residents of Aklavik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Harwood, Lois
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: In 1992, most charr fishing by Aklavik residents took place at Shingle Point and the town site in Aklavik (similar to fishing during the 1987-1991 closure). In this first year of the monitoring program, information will be collected on the total number of charr caught, harvest locations and characteristics of tagged fish....


Monitoring arctic charr caught in domestic fishery by residents of Paulatuk at the Hornaday River, N.W.T., in 1992.
Principal Investigator: Harwood, Lois
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: Representatives of the Paulatuk HTC have counted, measured and sampled all fish caught in the domestic fishery located at the mouth of the Hornaday River during the past several years. The project was standardized in 1990, with 1992 representing the third consecutive year of thorough monitoring of this fishery....


Estimation of the size of the dolly varden charr run at Big Fish River, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Harwood, Lois
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: A deflection board weir was used to assess the size of the upstream run of dolly varden charr at Big Fish River in 1991. Results suggested that migrant non-spawners may have been deterred by the weir. Consequently, the 1992 attempt to estimate run size used tagging methods at the Cache Creek site. The fish tagged at Cache Creek will be captured at the Fish Hole in the fall in order to produce a...


Monitoring of Domestic Charr Harvests at Big Fish River, NWT
Principal Investigator: Harwood, Lois
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The Big Fish River was closed to fishing activities in 1986 in accordance with recommendations by the Aklavik HTC and the Fisheries Joint Management Committee based on indications that the stock had been overfished. After a five-year recovery period, the river was opened to fishing in 1992. A quota of 700 fish (caught during the month of August) was set and all fished captured in the fishery wer...


Fish Population and Habitat Assessment - Salmita Mine Site,NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, B.Sc., Geoffrey M.
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: 1. To collect fish to obtain samples of muscle and liver tissue for heavy metal analysis; 2. To sample stream and lake habitat areas to evaluate fish species composition, density and habitat use....


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