22th Science Atlantic Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 2-4, 2012, Mount Allison University

Please download the Conference Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Best Overall/Science Atlantic Communication Award (Award Description)

Njal Rollinson
Dalhousie University
Big Forestry, Big Fish, and the Evolution of Maternal Investment in Atlantic Salmon

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

First Place: Clearwater/Atlantic Elver Fishery Award

Second place: Corey Nutrition/NSERC Award

Third place: Valox/Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation Award

Lauren Ellis
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
The effect of dissolved oxygen concentration on critical thermal maximum in triploid brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis

Nancy Roney
Dalhousie University
Old fish, new fish: The effects of stock structure on recruitment inGadus morhua and Clupea harengus

Jessica Ellis
Dalhousie University
Current trends in hagfish fisheries in Atlantic Canada and worldwide

Graduate Research Award

First place: Clearwater/Novartis Animal Health Canada Award

Njal Rollinson
Dalhousie University
Big Forestry, Big Fish, and the Evolution of Maternal Investment in Atlantic Salmon

Second place (tie): Cooke Aquaculture/Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation Award

Kyle Matheson
Memorial University
Temperature mediates non-competitive and competitive foraging in indigenous rock (Cancer irroratus) and recently introduced green (Carcinus maenus) crabs

Gina Stewart
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Shubenacadie River striped bass egg and larvae spatio-temporal density and distribution

 

Third place: Skretting/Lobster Council of Canada Award

2012 A&F Vicky Yaroshewski

Vicky Yaroshewski
Dalhousie University
Genetic Effects of Pearl Culture Practices and the Fine Scale Recruitment of the Black-Lipped Pearl Oyster
(Pinctada margaritifera) in French Polynesia