Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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  • Open Data

    Evaluation of groundfish and shrimp annual multidisciplinary survey in the Es...

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) conducts an annual multidisciplinary scientific survey with a bottom trawl in the Estuary and the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence since 1978. Over the years this survey has been conducted on five vessels: the MV Gadus Atlantica (1978-1994), the MV Lady Hammond...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Vessel Density Mapping of 2016 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Otolith Collection of Witch Flounder in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

    Witch Flounder otoliths are collected from scientific surveys, fisheries observers on fishing vessels and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Digital images of each pair...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Otolith Collection of Yellowtail Flounder in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

    Yellowtail Flounder otoliths are collected from scientific surveys and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Age determination is performed yearly on the available...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    National Eelgrass Dataset For Canada (NETForce)

    This collection of eelgrass data has been collated to produce a national map of the location and distribution of eelgrass beds across Canada. The data providers collaborating in this initiative include Federal, Provincial and Municipal government departments and agencies, academia,...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Otolith Collection of Winter Flounder in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

    Winter Flounder otoliths are collected from scientific surveys, fisheries observers on fishing vessels and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Age determination is...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Otolith Collection of Atlantic Cod in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

    Atlantic Cod otoliths are collected from scientific surveys and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Age determination is performed yearly on the available samples....
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Otolith Collection of White Hake in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

    White Hake otoliths are collected from scientific surveys, fisheries observers on fishing vessels and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Age determination is performed...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Atlantic Salmon Smolt Data from the Margaree River, Nova Scotia

    A rotary screw trap (RST; also known as a smolt wheel) is used to perform a capture-mark-recapture experiment on the main stem of the Margaree River. Smolts are captured at the wheel, a subset are tagged (max 200 individuals daily) and released upriver. Individuals not tagged are enumerated and...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Vessel Density Mapping of 2021 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    • FGDB/GDB
    • GeoTIF
    • PNG
    • ESRI REST
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    Vessel Density Mapping of 2022 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GeoTIF
    • PNG
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Vessel Density Mapping of 2017 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GeoTIF
    • PNG
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Vessel Density Mapping of 2018 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
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    • PNG
    • ESRI REST
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    Vessel Density Mapping of 2020 AIS Data in the Northwest Atlantic

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a global, satellite-based and terrestrial-based ship tracking system that uses shipborne equipment to remotely track vessel identification and positional information and is typically required on vessels of 300 gross tonnage or more on an international...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Open Data

    Mean fork length of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from 1971-2021

    Mean fork length for returning adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) that spent one or two years (1SW and 2SW, respectively) in the marine environment for 16 rivers throughout Eastern Canada spanning an 10° latitudinal gradient. These data were collected as part of monitoring programs for Atlantic...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Open Data

    Satellite derived surface chlorophyll-a and suspended particulate matter in t...

    This dataset accompanies the open access article "Improving satellite chlorophyll-a retrieval in the turbid waters of the Bay of Fundy, Canada" published in Estuaries and Coasts (DOI). A full methods description is provided in the article. Briefly, we processed daily satellite data from the...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Ocean Data Inventory ( ODI ): A Database of Ocean Current, Temperature and Sa...

    The Ocean Data Inventory database is an inventory of all of the oceanographic time series data held by the Ocean Science Division at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. The data archive includes about 5800 current meter and acoustic doppler time series, 4500 coastal temperature time series...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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  • Open Data

    Otolith Collection of American Plaice in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

    American Plaice otoliths are collected from scientific surveys, fisheries observers on fishing vessels and from scientific sampling of commercial fisheries. The otoliths collected are placed in paper envelopes, recorded and held in a climate-controlled storage facility. Age determination is...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    A climate risk index for marine life across the Canadian exclusive economic zone

    In Canada, DFO assessments have reported a high probability of significant climate change impacts in all marine and freshwater basins, with effects increasing over time (DFO 2012a, 2012b), while climate projections indicate that ecosystems and fisheries will be disrupted into the foreseeable...
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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Marine mammal records collected by the At-Sea Observer program in Arctic, New...

    Records of marine mammal sightings (N = 4,572) collected by ASOs and submitted to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) regions between 1990-2022, across three DFO regions: the Arctic, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Maritimes. Methods for compilation and summary statistics are provided in the...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
    • ESRI REST
    • PDF