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Ecogenomics: answering complex questions of ecosystem composition for fisheries’ conservation

Apr 26 2017   |   by

Dr. Scott Pavey is an emerging leader in the innovative field of ecogenomics. He uses ‘big data’ supercomputers to scan entire genomes from individual animals and fish as well as environmental samples (water and soil). This allows him to investigate at high resolution both the species present in aquatic ecosystems as well as how populations are connected and locally adapted to their

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Tracing contaminants of public health concern through aquatic food webs

Apr 07 2017   |   by

Researchers at the CRI are dedicated to understanding and advancing the science of aquatic ecosystem health. Dr. Karen Kidd and her team at the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) is making the link to human health by tracing the existence of persistent contaminants of public health concern in aquatic systems around the world.

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MSc Opportunity: Atlantic Salmon Radiotelemetry

Apr 06 2017   |   by

A highly motivated and independent M.Sc. student is sought to undertake a radiotelemetry project to understand movements and behaviour of adult Atlantic salmon in the Miramichi River, New Brunswick.

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PhD Opportunity: Assessment of smolt-to-adult supplementation strategy for Atlantic Salmon

Apr 06 2017   |   by

A mature and experienced Ph.D. candidate is sought for a project evaluating the benefits and risks of smolt-to-adult supplementation strategy in a controlled field environment (experimental stream).

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MSc Opportunity: Watershed Connectivity and Managing Barriers for Fish

Apr 06 2017   |   by

An M.Sc. student with the CRI at UNB working in collaboration with the Restigouche River Watershed Management Council will develop a watershed-scale connectivity analysis using a GIS model to best inform the management of connectivity to reproductive habitats for Atlantic salmon in the Restigouche River watershed.

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