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Global Water Futures Observatories
Instrumented Sites
Western Aquatic Performance Facility

General Info


This facility houses 10L and 30L Loligo swim tunnels with associated respirometry equipment to generate baseline and time-sensitive data to support fish bioenergetic and metabolism quantification. In addition, an Indus Doppler flow velocity system enables external measurement of heart rate and blood velocity of fish.


Western University

Facility Lead

Bryan D. Neff

Primary Contacts

NameRoleContact Information
Bryan D. NeffFacility LeadEmail:
Phone: (519) 850-2532

Fee for Service

Lab Equipment & Services

RefItemEquipment PurposeUnitInternal Rate *External Rate **Commercial Rate ***
WAPF-ML-1120 V recirculating water bath (heating/cooling)Per month$140$161$196
WAPF-ML-2Indus Doppler Flow Velocity SystemPer month$550$633$770
WAPF-ML-3Loligo 30 L Swim tunnelPer month$420$483$588
WAPF-ML-4Loligo 10 L Swim tunnelPer month$340$391$476
WAPF-ML-5Loligo Swim tunnel respirometry systemPer month$250$288$350