Author: Amanda Babin

Icefish in a warming sea

The oceans are warming, with the most dramatic warming occurring at the poles. Temperature is a key factor for all ectothermic animals, including many fish. The internal body temperature of ectotherms matches that of...

Changes to the Fisheries Act of Canada

The Fisheries Act of Canada (Fisheries Act R.S.C. 1985 c. F-14) is the country’s leading legislation for the protection of fish and fish habitat. The law was narrowed in its protective capacity with the...

Mercury in freshwater fish habitats

Fish are a vital component in the diets of many northern Canadians; therefore, it is critical to ensure that the habitats these fish are produced in are healthy, and the fish themselves are safe...

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