Entries by clabillois

World Ocean Day-June 8th

“World Ocean Day is being celebrated on Tuesday, June 8th. The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) is celebrating World Ocean Day by increasing awareness about the importance of creating a healthier ocean. You can play an important role in restoring a healthier ocean. Everyone can make a difference and the The Loïck Project is a […]

GMRC Launches Lumpfish Project

The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) is launching a project to learn more about lumpfish and to help with their recovery in the Bay of Chaleur. This project is a result of concerns coming from Ugpi’ganjig fishers who are catching lumpfish as bycatch, and it questions over if this is occurring during spawning. Lumpfish are […]

Job Posting-Biologist

Our team is growing. We are currently seeking a qualified person to join our team as a biologist.  Submissions must be received no later than Friday, May 14th at 4pm. Biologist Click here to download the job posting.

Fish Parasites Found in Smelts

Fish Parasites Found in Smelts Fish parasites are common. Most smelts have gill parasites, called copepods, which are very small insects that attach and feed on fish gills.Sometimes, nematodes, small worms, can also be found in fish guts. These parasites are intended to infect larger predators such as seals.  They have no adverse effects on […]

GMRC Webinar

GMRC will be hosting a webinar to provide updates on the research being conducted during the past year. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 9th starting at 2pm. To register for the webinar, please fill out the form on this link. GMRC Webinar https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFud4Ns2luj4nIvHT3fWhwAmU49kcrmrMRc-p-9jAOTAF7TQ/viewform Webinar participants will have their name entered for a […]

Salmon viruses, bacteria surveyed in Eastern Canada for first time

This plamu study would not have been possible without the contribution of Listuguj Fishers and the Listuguj Fisheries Science Team. This research project was a collaborative effort between GMRC, Listuguj Fisheries, ASF and researchers based in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Quebec. Analysis of tissue samples from 150 Atlantic salmon has given scientists a first look […]