Genome Canada 2018 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics and Feeding the Future (October 2019 – March 2023)
The FISHES project will develop and apply genomic approaches in concert with Traditional Ecological Knowledge to address critical challenges and opportunities related to food security and commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries of northern Indigenous Peoples in Canada (Inuit, Cree and Dené communities). The project will develop genomic resources for six species important to northern communities and use these resources to identify genetically distinct populations, assess their vulnerability to future climatic conditions, quantify their contributions to mixed‐population harvests, and measure the contribution of fish from developing hatchery programs to subsistence harvests. FISHES will support the co‐generation of knowledge to foster the development and co‐management of sustainable fisheries and will also contribute to our ability to forecast the response of key fisheries to rapid global and socio‐economic changes in northern Indigenous communities.
Learn more at the project website.
Friday, October 1, 2021
FISHES: September 2021 Updates
Earlier this summer #FISHES collaborated with Big Rock Fishing Derby to collect #walleye data from #Mistassini Lake. This data will provide valuable information to the Cree Nation of #Mistissini and #Nibiischii Corporation on their walleye fishery and monitoring projects pic.twitter.com/iKVftkoUUl— FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) September 24, 2021...
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Post-Doctoral Position: FISHES: Fostering Indigenous Small-scale fisheries for Health, Economy, and food Security
Post-Doctoral Position As part of a large scale applied research project funded by Genome Canada and a number of co-funders, the GE3LS (Genomics and its Ethical, Environmental, Economic, Legal, and Social aspects) team at Carleton University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to join our collaborative research group. This role is...
Friday, June 25, 2021
FISHES: June 2021 Updates
Many local #indigenous fishers are active collaborators on @IKGenFisheries research sampling. We are grateful to have Charlo Blacksmith helping @Concordia with mixed-stock harvest sampling of #brooktrout + #walleye in #Mistassini Lake, #Quebec this summer! Photos:@_shannon_clarke pic.twitter.com/AJsTmU28Ci — Dylan Fraser (@thefraserlab) June 24,...
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
FISHES: Field Updates
One of our Indigenous partners, @CreeWaswanipi, are busy collecting #walleye samples as a part of FISHES collaborative research. We collect lots of data in the field, including a small piece of tissue, sex, length and mass! @GenomeCanada @GenomeQuebec pic.twitter.com/NtJt4AQBB7 — FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) May 27,...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
FISHES Project Feature in IAGLR’s 64th Conference on Great Lakes Research
The FISHES project is being featured in IAGLR's 64th Conference on Great Lakes Research this week (May 17-21, 2021). Délı̨nę community research partner and Elder's Council representative, Walter Bezha, is co-presenting with Grace Martin on the FISHES project in Sahtú as part of the session on bridging knowledge systems between Indigenous...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
FISHES: April 2021 Project Updates
For our last weakly video of the season, we wanted to raise the bar! We have Dylan Fraser, challenging you on an epic Lip Sync Battle on your projects. For example @WhySharksMatter @SolomonRDavid @kbg_conserv @greatlakescisco #TeamBird or #TeamFish https://t.co/g1dTuiiMbF — FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) April 20, 2021 In this week's video, we are...
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
FISHES: Intro from Louis Bernatchez
FISHES introduction from Louis Bernatchez, the principal investigator of this...
Thursday, April 1, 2021
FISHES: ”Great Bear Lake long-term monitoring program: Sampling Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, and Cisco”
Let's start the week with a FISHES project! This week video features the ''Great Bear Lake long-term monitoring program: Sampling Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, and Cisco'' @louisechavarie @DFO_Central https://t.co/uV1zdW2iTQ via @YouTube— FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) March 30,...
Friday, March 26, 2021
FISHES: Project Updates March 2021
Time to finish this week by watching one of our weekly videos! This week, we are featuring: Population genomics of Ungava Atlantic salmon and implications for the management of subsistence fisheries by Alexandre Carbonneau @LouBernatchez @Alex_Carbonneau https://t.co/Fx8ydtvGhT — FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) March 26, 2021 Let's kick the weekend...
Friday, March 12, 2021
Linking Arctic Char fisheries, food security, and health, to changing marine food webs in the Canadian Arctic – Marianne Falardeau
Let's kick the week off with our weekly featured video with Marianne Falardeau! Linking Arctic Char fisheries, food security, and health, to changing marine food webs in the Canadian Arctic. https://t.co/2nxVFLX6Dh — FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) March 1,...
Thursday, March 11, 2021
FISHES – Lake Trout, Brook Trout, and Walleye projects in Mistassini Lake, presented by Kia Marin
Thursday, March 11, 2021
FISHES Project Update
Inaugural tweet of FISHES! An initiative weaving #genomics, #fisheries science + #Indigenous knowledge across northern Canada to address socio-economic challenges + opportunities related to #foodsecurity in commercial, recreational + subsistence fisheries. Funded by Genome Canada pic.twitter.com/WD6QiNu1Fh — FISHES (@IKGenFisheries) December 12,...