9 record(s) found with the tag "northern pike" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Spatial and long-term trends in persistent organic contaminants and metals in lake trout and burbot from the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Summary: This study is continuing to investigate whether contaminant levels are changing in fish in the Northwest Territories with a focus on Great Slave Lake which the research team have been studying since the early 1990s. The research team plan to collect lake trout from Great Slave Lake (Hay River area and Lutsel K’e area). The team also plan to collect burbot from the Lutsel K’e and Fort Resolution ar...


Continued Population Assessment of Harvested Fish Species in the Travaillant Lake System, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Howard, Kimberly
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The main objectives of this study are to determine baseline population status and develop reliable indicators of population abundance and mortality rates of key harvested fish species (lake whitefish and broad whitefish) in the Travaillant Lake system and to identify and determine the relative abundance and species composition of other species within the lake system. Field crews will be transp...


Fisheries Survey of Hill Creek (located on Highway 3)
Principal Investigator: Dahl-Fequet, Monica L
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of this project is to collect biological and hydrological information on Hill Creek. It is unknown as to whether or not the culvert at the Hill Creek highway crossing is large enough to allow for the spring migration of spawning fish. The researchers will collect fisheries and habitat information on Hill Creek. This data will include fish presence/absence, lifestage and species com...


Seasonal movements of lake trout, lake whitefish and northern pike in a small northern Shield lake.
Principal Investigator: Dick, Terry A.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The objective of this research is to study what lake trout, whitefish and pike eat and their movements in a small northern Shield lake (Chitty Lake). Transportation of personnel and equipment into and out of Chitty Lake will be by single engine float plane (Air Tindi). During this study, the researchers will use standardized gill nets, a backpack electroshocker, a seine net, VEMCO acoustic tra...


Ecological Conditions in the Proposed Discharge Route of the Colomac Mine, NT
Principal Investigator: McGurk, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The researchers will measure water quality, aquatic ecology and the status of fish populations in ponds and lakes along the proposed discharge route of mine water from the Colomac Mine (North Pond, L-Shaped Lake, Paddle Lake, Lake 315, and Lower Lake) and compare those data with data collected from reference lakes (Steeves Lake, Baton Lake, and Spanner Lake). Work will include taking three samples...


Fish Habitat Compensation Monitoring Program - Highway #3, Stagg River
Principal Investigator: Moore, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: This program is a detailed assessment of the created/enhanced habitat at Frank Channel, based on fish use and function in comparison with habitat design targets. Habitat monitoring will require seasonal assessments within the open water period at times associated with the targeted fish's life stages (Northern Pike). During early spring, mid summer and late summer, Frank Channel habitat will be m...


Gahcho Kue (Kennady Lake) Baseline Environmental Studies - Fisheries Program 2000
Principal Investigator: Couture, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2004 2001 2000
Summary: In the spring, this research will consist of fish migration and stream habitat studies. The immigration and emigration of key fish species (grayling and northern pike) will be evaluated. In the late summer, fish population assessments will be done in Kennady Lake and tributary streams including habitat mapping for attributes and species use. This data will fill some of the existing information gap...


Influence of season and latitude on the fatty acid composition of great northern pike
Principal Investigator: Schwalme, Karl
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Karl Schwalme wants to know how and why the fat content of pike changes during the year. He will collect about 30-50 great northern pike from each lake by using a 2 1/2 inch gill net which will only be set during the day. He will then take the fish back to the Inuvik Research Centre to determine their fat content. Since some of the fats help to prevent heart disease in people, the annual change ...


Licence #2462
Principal Investigator: Mackay, William C.
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: Using radio telemetric techniques to determine the extent of movement and the types of habitat utilized by Northern Pike....


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