Shelee Hamilton

Salmon Technician

Responsible for quality assurance and quality control of salmon commercial catch data

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Current research and/or projects

I am a Salmon Stock Assessment Technician. I am responsible for looking after salmon commercial catch data in the Fishery Operations System (FOS). I correspond with fishery managers, contractors and fishermen to ensure the data is accurate and entered in a timely manner. I maintain Quality Assurance and Quality Control by checking for errors in current and previous salmon fishing seasons’ data.

Education and awards

B.Sc. Biology, University of Alberta, 1997

M.Sc. Biology, University of Victoria, 2000



Key publications

Tompkins, A., S. Hamilton, and J. Bateman. 2015. Canadian salmon catch and enhanced salmon production in 2013 and 2014. NPAFC Doc. 1606. 7pp. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Available at

Hamilton, S., B.A. Bravender, C. Beggs, B. Munro. 2008. Distribution and abundance  of juvenile salmonids and other fish species in the Courtenay River Estuary and Baynes Sound, 2001. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2806: 213 p.

Hamilton, S., B.A. Bravender, B. Munro, S. Stephens, and T. Dziekan. 2002. Results of Beach, Mini Purse, Purse, Gee Trap, and Pole Seine Surveys at the Courtenay River Estuary and Baynes Sound, Courtenay, B.C., 2001. Canadian Data Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 1089: 141 p.