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A change of scale

Jordan climbs aboard the herring fishing boat, Windward Isle. Today, the crew are collecting research samples to send to Fisheries and Oceans Canada. They’re putting together a big-picture view of herring stocks along the Central Coast. But is the big picture actually the complete picture? Learn why the local Guardian Watchmen are conducting more studies, just a short boat ride away.

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1 h 15 min activity
1 h 15 min activity

Fishery management: Students analyze maps and graphs to determine which herring populations will be at risk if the herring fishery opens.

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