24th Science Atlantic Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 14-16, 2014, Mount Saint Vincent University

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

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream! All photos © Cassandra McCormick.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Science Atlantic Communication Award, sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing (Award Description)

Kathleen Grosicki

Kathleen Grosicki
St. Francis Xavier University
Trying to stop invasive tunicates from overtaking mussel farms using goo from the dentist’s office

 

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

First place, sponsored by Clearwater/Science Atlantic

Second place, sponsored by Skretting North America/Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation

Third place, sponsored by Valox

Kathleen Grosicki

Kathleen Grosicki
St. Francis Xavier University
Trying to stop invasive tunicates from overtaking mussel farms using goo from the dentist’s office

Laryssa Halat

Laryssa Halat
St. Francis Xavier University
Epidermal cell shedding is an overlooked factor in rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) harvesting

Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders
Dalhousie University
Modelling of porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) bycatch in the Scotia-Fundy groundfish fishery

 

Graduate Research Award

First place, sponsored by Novartis Animal Health Canada/Atlantic Elver Fishery

Second place, sponsored by Cooke Aquaculture/Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association

Third place, sponsored by Lobster Council of Canada/Aquaculture Association of Canada

Samuel Andrews

Samuel Andrews
Acadia University
Fishway efficiency and passage behaviour of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) in three fishways near Amherst, NS

Daria Gallardi

Daria Gallardi
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Comparison of the health and condition of cultured mussels (Mytilus edulis) from deep and shallow water sites in Newfoundland

Kaycee Morrison

Kaycee Morrison
Acadia University
Seasonal migration and habitat of the American lobster, Homarus americanus, in Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy