groundfish chasing the light for science

Groundfish chasing the light for science

Counting fish isn’t easy – especially when counting live fish that are swimming around in the depths of the ocean. But since 2015, CCIRA has been doing just that by towing a video camera equipped with lasers behind a boat. Using data from this work, CCIRA scientists have published a paper in the journal Biological Conservation about correcting bias in fish surveys so that we can better understand…

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