Innovative Solutions for De-risking Species Detections in Tidal Energy Environmental Effects Monitoring Programs

Experiments being conducted at Dalhousie University's Aquatron facility.
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This research project is using a new environmental DNA technology to rapidly identify and determine abundance of different fish species in high-flow marine conditions. Experiments were conducted at Dalhousie University’s Aquatron facility.


Principal Investigators: Dr. Marc Skinner, Stantec Consulting Ltd.; Dr. Robert Hanner, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO), University of Guelph

April 2018 – March 2019