FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Great Lakes Angler Diary Lets Citizen Scientists Gather Fish Data

The Great Lakes region is so expansive that it’s hard for fisheries researchers to cover all of it. But, thanks to the modern smartphone technology many have at their disposal today, scientists are finding new ways to study places without ever actually being there. The predominant way is by utilizing citizen scientists, or volunteers, which are commonly anglers for fisheries studies.