Northwest Fisheries Science Center


AquaTracker is a tool for the visualization, reduction, and analysis of acoustic telemetry data. AquaTracker is a self-contained application originally written by NWFSC scientists to study early marine survival and behavior of hatchery reared and wild steelhead trout in Puget Sound. It can be applied to telemetry studies in both coastal and freshwater environments. The program has a wealth of features, including visualization of fish tracks, computation of various fish track parameters, identification of overlapping receivers, automatic generation of navigation strings, calculation of residence time by receiver, scaled time tracking and many others. Data can be exported to the clipboard or to CSV files.

This is a standalone executable written in VB 6.0 and should be supported through Windows 8.

How to install and use AquaTracker (pdf/pptx)

AquaTracker241. - Download executable file (see disclaimer)


Neither the U.S. Government, nor any agency or employee thereof, makes any warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the product, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. In no event shall the U.S. Government, nor any agency or employee thereof, be liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential damage flowing from the use of the product.

For more information:

Jose Reyes-Tomassini


  • Track animation and zoom video demo