5 record(s) found with the tag "arctic grayling" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Enhancement and monitoring of arctic grayling spawning habitat at Providence Creek, NWT
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The primary objective of this project is to enhance Providence Creek to increase arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) spawning habitat. This will be done by removing beaver dams which have been shown to decrease usable spawning habitat, and to create new spawning habitat with gravel and boulders. Another objective of the project is to monitor the arctic grayling population to determine if the ...

Continued Population Assessment of Harvested Fish Species in the Travaillant Lake System, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Howard, Kimberly
Licensed 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...

The Effectiveness of a Diversion Channel in Providing Fish Habitat in NWT Barrenlands
Principal Investigator: Jones, Nicholas
Licensed Year(s): 2001 2000 1999
Summary: 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...

Arctic grayling young-of-the-year movements and contaminant assessments
Principal Investigator: Clayton, Terry
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers have been commissioned by Echo Bay Mines Ltd. to conduct a study on young-of-the-year arctic grayling which are located in a small creek near a tailings pond of the Lupin mine site. Approximately 100 hatched arctic grayling will be caught in order that contaminant analyses can be conducted on the tissues....

Licence #1822
Principal Investigator: Ankney, C.D.
Licensed Year(s): 1975
Summary: Studies on lesser snow geese, Arctic ground squirrels, and Arctic grayling....