Innovators: Monitoring

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SATELLITE TAGGING PROJECT FOR ATLANTIC COD RECEIVES MORE FUNDING

by wade on October 28, 2012

Through a $50,000 investment under the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Research Grant Program, researchers at the Marine Institute's Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research will continue a satellite-tagging project to gain further insight into Atlantic cod. The research, coordinated by Dr. George Rose, will continue this fall in the Bonavista Corridor.
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SOLAR-POWERED FISH-TRACKING DRONE SUCCESSFUl OFF N.S.

by wade on October 12, 2012

22 Aug. 2012--In the deep waters off Sambro, N.S. on Wednesday, scientists and fishermen successfully recovered a solar-powered robot that communicates with satellites to solve mysteries about the lives of fish.   Dalhousie's Ocean Tracking Network is on a mission to find out where fish in the waters surrounding the Maritimes go, and why.   Read more.

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New Shrimp Research BY CFER Garners International Attention

by wade on August 10, 2012

Using high frequency echosounders Dr George Rose, scientific director for the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystem Research in St. John’s, Newfoundland, is piecing together a comprehensive picture of the distribution and behaviour of northern shrimp on the Northern Grand banks in response to ecological changes in the offshore region. His results could have huge implications for the shrimp fishery, Read more.

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CFER SUPPORTS PROVINCIAL FISHERY

by wade on April 27, 2012

April 26, 2012: Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today to highlight the positive work being undertaken by the Marine Institute’s Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, in part through funding from the Provincial Government. The work of Dr. George Rose and his team, without a doubt, is making a positive contribution to our province’s fishing industry of the future.   Read more.

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Lotek Achieves Breakthrough with Miniature “Message in a Bottle”

by wade on August 15, 2011

By Andrew Safer: 215 Atlantic salmon smolts were fitted with archival tags and released into the ocean from Campbellton River near Lewisporte this past May. This is the first time that such small, juvenile fish packed miniaturized tracking devices on their migration from a river to the ocean and back. Read more.