Research

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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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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