Principal Investigator:Dick, Terry A. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Madsen, Eric Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is two fold: a) to collect slimy sculpin tissue samples for baseline metal analysis; b) to monitor seasonal lake trout habitat utilization in Lac de Gras using radio telemetry methodologies. Twenty-five Slimy sculpins will be collected using baited minnow traps and opportunistic underwater netting, using professional SCUBA divers if available. Samples will be sent to ap...
Principal Investigator:Jones, Nicholas Licenced Year(s):2001
Recently BHP Diamonds Canada has "dewatered" a number of lakes and created a diversion channel to re-route water around two open pit mines. The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of the diversion canal as habitat before and after it is enhanced with fish habitat structures and also in relation to natural streams in the area. In early spring Arctic grayling will be captured in we...
Principal Investigator:Chiperzak, Doug Licenced Year(s):
A sample of potential spawners (inconnu) will be tagged (30 radio tags and up to 300 anchor tags) in the area of shingle point, Coney Lake and possible other areas in the outer delta. fish will be captured using a combination of gillnets, box traps, angling, and seining. Tracking of radio tagged inconnu will be done from a fixed wing aircraft. Recapture information from tagged fish captured in ...