Posts Tagged ‘Research’

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Research sheds light on muskie catchability

A University of Illinois study from the North American Journal of Fisheries Management provides insight into why muskie are so hard to catch.

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Investing in water ballast management

The federal government is hoping to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species through an innovative ballast water management program.

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Microplastics’ effects on perch studied

University of Wisconsin (UW) researchers recently examined the impact of microplastics in fish, specifically, yellow perch.

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Studies focused on Lake Scugog

New research will hopefully point the way towards more effective stewardship efforts on one of southern Ontario’s most popular angling lakes.

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Study shows fear affects wildlife

A Western University study discovered that fear of predators can reduce wildlife populations by as much as 50% within a five-year period.

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Deer-human COVID-19 transmission possible

Although whitetails have been a host of SARS-CoV-2, there has been no evidence to suggest that deer could transfer the disease, until now.

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Experimental Lake Area gets $9.5 million

The Experimental Lake Area (ELA), a unique, world-renowned freshwater study area in northwestern Ontario, will get $9.5 million for research.

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Putting the WATER in Waterloo

The University of Waterloo opened a new $5.2 million facility to study the impact of climate change on fish and aquatic organisms.

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Lake trout genome mapped

An advance in genetics will help scientists to better understand — and rehabilitate —Great Lakes lake trout.