Fish catch monitoring in Lake Inarijärvi

Updated 2018-10-15

Monitoring the state of Lake Inarijärvi fish populations, fishing pressure and fish stocking success. Monitoring program is designed for detecting impact of water level regulation and controlled by the ministry of agriculture and forestry.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1956 -
Data collection
1956 -
Data processing
1956 -
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Teuvo Niva

Natural Resource Institute Finland

Paavo Havaksen tie 3 90014 Oulu

+35820 575 1470
Other project contacts

Erno Salonen

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Biological effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Freshwater fish
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

catch number of individuals, mass of catch per species.


Regions studied
Biological effects
Biological effects
Stations or areas where observations are made

Lake Inarijärvi

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?

Data is stored by Natural Resource Institute Finland (Luke)

References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports

Erno Salonen, Teuvo Niva, Sari Raineva, Heimo Pukkila, Ari Savikko, Ella Aikio ja Heli Jutila. 2011. Inarijärven ja sen sivuvesistöjen kalataloudellinen velvoitetarkkailu 2010. Riista ja kalatalous - selvityksiä. 13/2011. Abstract in English. Niva, T., Savikko, A., Raineva, S., Pukkila, H. ja Vaajala, M. 2012. Järvitaimenen mäti-istutusten tuloksellisuus Ivalojoen ja Juutuanjoen sivujoissa vuosina 2008–2011. Riista ja kalatalous - selvityksiä. 1/2012. Abstract in English.

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

- public survey for catch statistics - fish marking program - fish sampling

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Lapland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment

Other related projects

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