Research

Bluefin Tuna Tagged in 2012 Landed During Wedgeport Tournament

There was a reunion of sorts at the Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival this year when an Atlantic bluefin tuna that was tagged and...

Shark Scramble Provides Important Scientific Research Data

Another successful Yarmouth Shark Scramble is in the books. This year marked the 21st annual event for the popular recreational...

Hail-out Requirement Removed From At-Sea Data Collection Program

At-sea data collection in the southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery will be continuing next season, but gone will be the hail-out requirement that was...

Another Successful Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Except for a rainy weigh-in, all was well with the 20th annual Yarmouth Shark Scramble, held Aug. 15 to 18, with 50 blue sharks...

Annual Tuna Tournament Important to Scientific Research

A total of 37 tuna were landed during the 15th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival on Aug. 18–25, with a 680-pound bluefin caught...

Herring Focus of Sampling Project

Herring larvae is the focus of an ichthyoplankton sampling project initiated last year by the industry-driven Herring Science Council and is already producing “interesting”...
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Researchers on fisheries-related issues receive additional funding

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...
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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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