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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 4880


Mathieu LeBlanc

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MSc Student

Phone : 418-656-2131 #12240
Fax : 418-656-2339



M. Sc. Biology (2015-present)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Topic: Distribution and biomass of pelagic fish in the Baffin Bay
Supervisor: Louis Fortier
B. Sc. Natural and Built Environment (2012-2015)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Research Interests

  • Arctic oceanography
  • Bioacoustics
  • Fisheries sonar and echosounder technology
  • Ecology of arctic pelagic fish
  • Impacts of climate change in the Arctic Ocean

Research Experience

Research Assistant (Supervisor: Louis Fortier), Québec-Océan, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (2013 - 2014)

Oceanographic cruises:

CCGS Amundsen, ArcticNet, Canadian Arctic (2014, 2015)
Operation of fisheries sonar and scientific echosounder
Sampling of ichthyoplankton and zooplankton


Geoffroy M, Majewski A, LeBlanc M, Gauthier S, Walkusz W, Reist J, Fortier L (2015). Vertical segregation of age-0 and age-1+ polar cod (Boreogadus saida) over the annual cycle in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. Polar Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1811-z