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OTN/DFO Maritimes St. Mary's River Salmon Tracking - Tag Release Metadata
Halfyard, E.A., Gibson, J. (2013) St. Mary’s River adult Atlantic salmon tracking project. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital Accessed on –INSERT DATE

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This is the OBIS extraction of the Ocean Tracking Network/DFO Maritimes St. Mary's River Salmon Tracking dataset, consisting only of the release tagging metadata, i.e. the location and date when the tagged animal was released. If readers are interested in the full source dataset they should refer to the OTN web site ( This project examines the within-river migrations of wild adult Atlantic salmon prior, during and post-spawning. Additionally, the project simultaneously tracks supportive-reared adult salmon (collected as wild parr and grown to maturity) released back to their natal water to spawn.

Biology > Fish
Fresh water, ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia, Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
29 June 2010 - 20 October 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Dalhousie University; Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), more Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), moredata creator

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OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Metadata
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-20
Information last updated: 2015-06-11
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