Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Industry News

Area 25 fishing season open

The fall fishing season opened in Area 25 on Aug. 8 at 6 a.m. The last day of fishing is Oct. 9 and the minimum...

Fishery Politics

Coalition unsatisfied after meeting with P.E.I. minister about AquaBounty

The decision by Robert Mitchell, P.E.I.’s minister of Communities, Land and Environment, to allow genetically modified salmon to be grown in Prince Edward Island...

Commons committee endorses owner-operator policy

The Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has recommended the fleet separation and owner-operator policy be entrenched in a new Fisheries Act. The recommendation...

Enviroment

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...

A Maritime sign of spring

A crew was busy this spring restoring the system of floating docks in the inner harbour at Toney River. Standing from left, Fred Falconer,...

Research

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Islanders take part in international lobster workshop

Several players in the P.E.I. lobster industry took part in the International Conference and Workshop on the Lobster held in early June in Portland...
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UNB wants new centre to revolutionize marine manufacturing

The new Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is the first of its kind in Canada...
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Necropsies conducted on three North Atlantic Right whales

It will likely be several more weeks before a determination can be made on the cause of death for six North Atlantic Right whales...
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Logos and labels

Whoever designed the new Nova Scotia premium international seafood brand logo did a fine job in my estimation. Tastefully understated, the new logo was...
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Is video monitoring a good alternative to traditional observer coverage?

Electronic video coverage as a possible alternative to traditional at-sea observer coverage is on the radar of fishers in Atlantic Canada. The possibility was brought...
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Collaborative science on display at research society annual conference

The 24th annual Fisherman and Scientists Research Society Conference kicked off with a keynote presentation by Dr. Megan Bailey, a member of the Ocean...