Characterisation of sediments in Port Esperance

This project aimed to determine whether salmon aquaculture contributes to sedimentation on reefs in areas where they co-occur and to determine what analyses and methods might be most appropriate for detecting fish farm signatures.

For more information, you can read the final report: The contribution of salmon farming material to sediment accumulation on reefs in established farming regions 

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