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 Atlantic salmon using genomic and other biotechnologies. The project will equip the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry...
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 collection of data on the abundance, distribution and biology of Atlantic halibut in the Gulf...
The new Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is the first of its kind in Canada to combine research, commercialization and workforce development and training. The centre will focus 3D metal...
An assistant professor at the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture in Truro has been named Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture and Nutrition. Stefanie Columbo also received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund as part of...
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 Maine. Held every three to five years, the session brought together lobster biologists, oceanographers, lobster fishers...
The 24th annual Fisherman and Scientists Research Society Conference kicked off with a keynote presentation by Dr. Megan Bailey, a member of the Ocean Frontier Institute working out of Dalhousie University. Focusing on the seafood supply chain, Bailey outlined...
It will likely be several more weeks before a determination can be made on the cause of death for six North Atlantic Right whales found dead in the waters just off western Prince Edward Island. Over the Canada Day weekend,...
Whoever designed the new Nova Scotia premium international seafood brand logo did a fine job in my estimation. Tastefully understated, the new logo was domestically unveiled on March 2 with a media event at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, having...
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 Leaf Award for Emerging Company — Agriculture bestowed by BIOTECanada, Canada’s national biotechnology industry association. AquaBounty...
Last month in this space, I wrote abundant lobster catches over the past several years are likely a bubble, and suggested supply sustainability could turn out to be a much greater challenge for the future of Atlantic Canada’s lobster...
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