Exploratory video-sidescan and echosounder surveys of two finfish aquaculture sites: Fs97-6/3188E-PDF

"Towfish (sidescan and video) and echosounder surveys were utilized to examine bottom type and macrophyte cover within the area of two coastal marine finfish aquaculture sites, one in New Brunswick and one in Nova Scotia. Both towfish and echosounder data could be used independently of one another. However, the towfish data were very useful for ground truthing echosounder based classifications. All survey data were placed into a GIS which could be used to answer management questions such as the placement of cages at sites, benthic impacts and baseline conditions to determine long term changes”--Abstract, p. v.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Biological Station (St. Andrews, N.B.)
Title Exploratory video-sidescan and echosounder surveys of two finfish aquaculture sites
Series Title Canadian technical report of fisheries and aquatic sciences,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Title at head of French abstract: Relevés de deux sites d'aquaculture des poissons à nageoires par vidéo à balayage latéral et par échosondeur de prospection. "This is the three hundred and twenty second Technical Report of the St. Andrews Biological Station."
Date c2016.
Number of Pages vi, 27 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-06874-9
Catalogue Number
  • Fs97-6/3188E-PDF
Subject Terms Fish farming, Environmental impact, Fisheries management