Nekton Monitoring in Saltmarsh Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this learning series you will have the basic information to safely set up a fyke net, collect and process the catch as well as record all the information in a format ready for the use by research scientists. This learning series commences with the introduction below before covering the following steps related to monitoring nekton:
Understanding and setting up a fyke net and the equipment for nekton capture in a saltmarsh habitat
Processing the Catch: How to safely remove the nekton into a processing container
Recording the Data: How to Retrieve, identify and measure specimens and then record the details on the datasheet
Summary and Review: A summary and review of the nekton monitoring process. Involves a short quiz.