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Plankton research

Data, studies and research reports from Canadian ocean monitoring programs and databases.

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Counting krill and other plankton

Why we count krill and other plankton, and how we count them using acoustics.

Zooplankton laboratory

Examples of the zooplankton commonly found in the northeast Pacific Ocean.

Phytoplankton and red tide

How phytoplankton contributes to the spread of red tide and how to avoid contaminated shellfish.

Zooplankton database

Database of species records from oceanographic sampling stations.

Plankton electronics and instrumentation laboratory

The equipment we use to sample the ocean.

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