These files contain abundance data for zooplankton species collected on the north coast of the St. Lawrence Maritime Estuary between Longue-Rive and Godbout (summer and fall 2019 to be completed with 2020 and 2021 data). They were collected using 63 µm (vertical line) and 200 µm (vertical-oblique line) nets to identify the diversity of mesozooplankton species and their different stages of development. The main taxon are: Copepods, Acartia, Calanus, Appendicularia, Fritillaria, Cladocera, Evadne. This research project is part of DFO's Oceans and Freshwater Scientific Research Contribution Program (CSOED) on the Characterization of Coastal Zones of the St. Lawrence Estuary.
Environmental data, such as temperature, salinity, fluorescence and dissolved oxygen, are available by following the link provided to a dedicated archiving platform.
This project is part of the Coastal Environmental Baseline Program Initiative under the Oceans Protection Plan of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.