Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Industry News

Pipe effluent plan alarms fishery

The local fishing community in New Glasgow has expressed alarm over an old solution to Northern Pulp’s effluent problem that has resurfaced. Fishers and fishing...

Fishery Politics

Senate Fisheries Committee revamped again

There has been another revamping of the membership of the senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Liberal Jim Munson had been named vice chair of...

Funding announced for aquaculture industry

The federal government has announced an investment of $2.48 million to support the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance in its efforts to increase awareness and...

Enviroment

LFA 24 lobster fishers support carapace size increase

Most of the fishers in P.E.I.’s largest lobster fishing zone support a carapace size increase for the 2018 season. The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association mailed out...

Mackerel fishery reopened

Just days after announcing the commercial mackerel fishery in Area 16 would close on Nov. 16, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans reopened the...

Research

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Funding announced for oyster program

The Quality Oyster Aquaculture Program operated by West Prince Venture is receiving funding from the federal and provincial governments to help oyster growers and...
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Lobster briefs

The Lobster Institute is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017 by highlighting the close and collaborative relationships it has built with the lobster industry...
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AquaBounty wins biotechnology award

AquaBounty, the company behind the development of the first genetically-engineered fish species licensed for sale in North America, is the winner of the Gold...
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Participants chosen for halibut longline survey

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association recently held a draw to choose participants to assist in the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey. Participants assist in the...
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Participants sought for halibut longline science survey

The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association is seeking approximately 11 participants to assist in the anticipated approval of the 2017 4RST Halibut Longline Science Survey. Participants will...
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AVC participating in salmon research project

The Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of P.E.I., is participating in a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured...
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Scientists develop tasty solution to green crab invasion

Considered one of the 10 “most unwanted,” and ranked among the 100-worst alien invasive species worldwide, green crab (Carcinus maenas, aka shore crab, harbor...
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