21st Annual APICS Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 11-13, 2011, Halifax, NS

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Song Lin | Julia Sampson | Jessica Whitehead | Andrew Douglas Taylor | Gregory Britten | Victoria Neville

APICS Communication Award (Award Description)

Best Overall Presentation

Victoria Neville
Memorial University of Newfoundland
A population assessment of Chionoecetes opilio in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland

Undergraduate Student Awards

1st place – Corey Nutrition / NSERC Award

Victoria Neville
Memorial University of Newfoundland
A population assessment of Chionoecetes opilio in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland

2nd Place – Skretting / NSERC Award

Andrew Douglas Taylor
Mount Allison University
Movement patterns and habitat selection of Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus, in the Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada

3rd Place – Valox / NSERC Award

Gregory Britten
Dalhousie University
Modeling ecosystem stability and ecological interactions from fisheries data in an exploited coastal-pelagic ecosystem

Graduate Student Awards

1st Place – Novartis Animal Health Award

Julia Sampson
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
The role of neuromasts in non-visual feeding of larval striped bass (Morone saxatili)

2nd Place – Cooke Aquaculture Award

Jessica Whitehead
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Using gynogenesis to elucidate the sex determining mechanism of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

3rd Place – Aquaculture Association of Canada Award

Song Lin
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Sex control of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)