To determine the productivity of the most important components of marine mammal food chains

Regions: Kivalliq Region, Nunavut

Tags: biology, marine animals, nutrient levels, seals, algae, feeding behaviour, crustaceans

Principal Investigator: Welch, Harold (9)
Licence Number: 8012
Organization: Freshwater Institute, Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988
Project Team: M. Bergmann; T. Siferd; M. Kukkiak; P. Amarualik

Objective(s): To study epontic algae and amphipods in Chesterfield inlet area; to determine dynamics of Si and N as essential nutrients; to sample stomach contents of hunter-killed seals for food habit analysis.