24 returned results for 'Fish Behaviour'

  • Meet Luisa Barros – Fishing Gear Scientist

    Next up in our series of posters from the Science in Government event is from Luisa Barros.  Luisa is a Fishing Gear Scientist that undertakes research into fish behaviour.  Find out more about a typical day for Luisa in her poster below. Further Information: Science in Government 2018 posters Meet Pablo Chevallard our Renewables and…

    28th November 2018

  • Bright lights; Big fish trials

    Survey: 0318A Duration: 8-22 March 2018 Equipment: BT 201 Prawn net – rigged with separator grid and two 80mm codends; Trawl doors, sweeps, bridles, backstrops and pennants; Spare netting and twine; Safety-Net Technologies light unit; PSL5000 light unit x 2; Lindgren Pitman Electralume light x10; 4 x 10m side emitting light cables; Battery pods; Video…

    2nd March 2018

  • The 2nd Buckland Marine Fisheries Colloquium

    Frank Buckland 1826-1880 Pioneer of Fisheries Research & Public Communication  The Buckland Foundation & Edinburgh Marine Network  Present  The 2nd Buckland Marine Fisheries Colloquium  Tuesday 20 October 2015, 18:00-20:30  Room LG.09, David Hume Tower, George Square University of Edinburgh  “Securing the Supply of Food from Marine Fisheries”  Featuring the joint Buckland Professors for 2015 1800–1805:…

    28th September 2015

  • Effects of magnetic fields on the behaviour of eels and salmon

    Two new reports on the potential effects of magnetic fields (MFs) associated with marine renewable energy developments (MREDs) on the behaviour of Atlantic salmon and European eels have been published in Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science. Industrial developments in coastal waters, particularly for harnessing marine renewable energy, require deployment of electricity cables, which generate electromagnetic…

    10th September 2015

  • Let’s Go Fly a Kite

    Survey: 1418A MRV Alba na Mara Programme This survey will be executed in two parts during the window of 12th September to the 25th September 2018. Part One Objectives: Live fish capture for tank based trials in our Fish Behaviour Unit (FBU); and Trialing new Vonin ‘Flyer’ headline kites. Part Two Objectives: Recover (VR2Tx) salmon…

    17th September 2018

  • MRV Alba na Mara: Survey 2016A Programme

    Duration: 2 – 13 November 2016 Gear: Prawn trawl BT 201; Deep Vision Camera and lights (supplied by IMRB); Net mounted camera system; Turbidity meter; Scanmar instrumentation; and 600mm Square Mesh Panel (SMP). Objectives: Primary: To obtain Deep Vision footage from a demersal trawl on different ground types and turbidities: typical nephrops grounds (mud), clearer…

    20th October 2016

  • The Buckland Foundation lecture – 2 November 2016

    The Buckland Foundation: How smart are fish? Integrating what scientists and fishers know. 2nd November 2016, Institute of Zoology, Outer Circle, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY from 18:00 to 2100 The talks in this event will challenge the commonly-held view of fish as robot-like animals with no intelligence and a 30 second memory, which often…

    12th October 2016

  • MRV Alba na Mara: Survey 0316A Programme

    Duration: 7-21 March 2016 Equipment: BT 201 Prawn net – rigged with separator grid and two 80 mm codends Trawl doors Sweeps, bridles, backstrops and pennants Spare netting and twine Live capture codends PSL5000 light unit x 2 4 x 10m side emitting light cables Battery pods Video Cameras Flashback recorders and housing Pyramid camera…

    4th March 2016

  • MRV Alba na Mara: survey 1315A programme

    Duration: 1-10 September 2015 Equipment: 2 x BT 201 Prawn net – One rigged with separator panel and two 80mm codends – one rigged with a single live capture codend Grid with separator bar 80mm codend with SMP Trawl doors Sweeps, bridles, backstrops and pennants Spare netting and twine PSL5000 light unit x 2 2 x…

    6th August 2015

  • Meet our scientists – Helen Downie

    Who are you and what do you do? I’m Helen Downie, a fisheries biologist in the Salmon Assessment Group, based at the freshwater field laboratory in Montrose. I’m also involved with the Women and Equalities Network, which is looking to address gender balance in Marine Scotland. Lastly, I also act as the local admin cover here in Montrose, so if…

    5th December 2017