Friday, November 17, 2017

Industry News

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...

Fishery Politics

Munson new vice-chair of senate’s fisheries committee

Former broadcaster Jim Munson is the new vice-chair of the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. The job became vacant with the retirement of P.E.I....

Commons Fisheries Committee coming to Maritimes

Members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans visited coastal communities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec in October...

Enviroment

Last trip of the season

Woods Harbour fisher Timmy Dixon and his son Noah offload halibut at the Lower Woods Harbour wharf from their last fishing trip of the...

PEIFA bursary applications now open

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association Member Bursaries. Applicants must be related to a member of the Prince Edward Island...

Research

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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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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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