Lake Huron offshore index netting data

Get data on annual offshore index fishing in Lake Huron

This dataset represents the results of offshore index netting conducted annually on Lake Huron. Index locations that have been sampled since 1980 include the central and southern main basin, southern Georgian Bay and the eastern end of the north channel. One or two additional locations are often sampled to collect data for initiatives such as lake trout rehabilitation.

Data is used to assess the dynamics of the offshore fish community and to forecast recruitment for selected species. It includes:

  • details of net sets
  • species
  • location
  • biological characteristics

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Geographic coverage Lake Huron
Geography Breakdown None
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Maintainer branch Fish and Wildlife Services Branch
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Update frequency Yearly
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