Development of Fish Community Indicators of Water Quality for South Eastern Georgian Bay

Proponent

MNRF

Project Lead

Chris Davis, Fisheries Assessment Supervisor Upper Great Lakes Management Unit - Lake Huron

Project Dates

2014 - 2016

Project Location

Severn Sound, Deep Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Shebeshekong River, Shawanaga River, Magnetawan River, French River (total 780 sites)

Project Parameters

  • Relative abundance of fish species
  • Fish community composition
  • Distribution and relative abundance of exotic fish
  • Distribution and relative abundance of exotic invertebrate species
  • Total and fork length
  • Round weight
  • Aging structures
  • Contaminant samples

Frequency

July 3 – August 29, 2014

  • French River, Britt, Deep Bay, Severn Sound

June 29 – August 28, 2015

  • French River, Sturgeon Bay, Shebeshekong River, Deep Bay, Severn Sound, Shawanaga River

June 22 – August 12, 2016

  • Britt, Sturgeon Bay, Shebeshekong River, Deep Bay, Shawanaga River

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