Ready to fish? We invite everyone to join our new "fishing derby", which pits citizen scientists (you) against a computer algorithm, a biology class and a doctoral student, in a competition to see who can count the most sablefish.
sablefish | Fish | Digital Fishers | identification | Research | marine biology | NEPTUNE
The Folger Pinnacle instrument platform was installed on August 23, 2010 (watch the installation cruise highlights) and connected on February 2, 2011 by a combined team of Pelagic Technologies divers, the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC), and Ocean Networks Canada. Since then, a wealth of data has been gathered by instruments affixed to this 23m deep platform. However, in recent months, Dilumie Abeysirigunawardena, one of our data specialists, noticed a drop in the instruments’ data quality and sensitivity. Some stopped...
folger passage | folger pinnacle | Repair | scuba | camera | video camera | adcp | biofouling | Folger Deep | installation | Pelagic | divers | Fish | barnacles | zinc oxide
A shortspine thornyhead, Sebastolobus alascanus, swims past the new webcam in the Strait of Georgia at 300 m.
Fauna | marine biology | Fish | strait of georgia | shortspine thornyhead | sebastolobus alascanus