Principal Investigator:Sheldon, Tom Licenced Year(s):
The deepwater sculpin is a small species of fish found only in the deepest lakes in Canada. Its closest relative is the marine fourhorn sculpin which is distributed in shallow marine waters of the arctic North American coast. To resolve the issue of orig...
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...