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SLGO is the first integrated ocean observing system in Canada.
Since 2009, annual monitoring of the estuary fish population has taken place at four different experimental fishing sites located on both the north and south shores (see map). Two of these stations are located in the middle estuary, at Rivière-Ouelle and Sainte-Irénée, the other two in the fluvial estuary in Cap-Santé and St. Nicolas. All sampling operations of the St. Nicolas station fall under the responsibility of the Aquarium du Québec.
The St. Lawrence Estuary Fish Inventory Network provides an updated picture of the dynamics of fish populations encountered in the fluvial and middle estuaries. The implementation of the EFIN ensures the annual harvest of a large number of data used to: