case study

Scientific research charters

Archipelago provides technical support and leadership for government and industry scientific research cruises


 

Archipelago Marine Research provides technical support and leadership for government and industry scientific research charters. Archipelago scientific research charters typically involve a high level of sampling and catch documentation, as well as extensive data management. Examples include stock assessment, monitoring, tagging, sampling and more.

Set line halibut surveys (2003—2005)
Participation in the stock assessment surveys, focusing on rockfish, conducted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission and in conjunction with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the CSA and the Pacific Halibut Management Association.

Trawl survey for thornyhead biomass estimation (2001—2003)
Carried out in conjunction with the Canadian Groundfish Research and Conservation Society (CGRCS) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Pacific cod monitoring survey (2002—2003)
Stock assessment charter for the CGRCS and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Queen Charlotte Sound Bottom Trawl Research Biomass Survey. Survey completed for CGRCS and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Sablefish tagging survey (2001—2004)
Technical support for the sablefish tagging project for stock assessment purposes carried out for Canadian Sablefish Association (CSA) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Hook and line rockfish biological sampling survey (1997—1998, 2002—2003)
Rockfish stock assessment survey for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

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