26th Science Atlantic Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 11-13, 2016, Saint Mary’s University

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

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Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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

AF - Christopher Small

Christopher Small
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Testing the waters: harnessing adaptive developmental plasticity to improve hypoxia tolerance

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

First place, sponsored by Atlantic Elver/Science Atlantic

Second place, sponsored by Skretting North America/Valox Ltd.

Third place, sponsored by Nova Scotia Power

AF - Matthew Robertson

Matthew Robertson
Dalhousie University
Determining abalone body weight using structured light scanning of shell morphology as well as regular photography

AF - Tanya Prystay

Tanya Prystay
Dalhousie University
Fisheries stress and temperature influences the cardiac performance and recovery of migrating Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)

AF - Sarah Hirtle

Sarah Hirtle
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Zebrafish as a model organism for parasitic infections of translational significance to aquaculture

Graduate Research Awards

First place, sponsored by Cooke Aquaculture/Elanco Animal Health

Second place, sponsored by Aquaculture Association of Canada/Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation

Third place, sponsored by Clean Annapolis River Project/Lobster Council of Canada

AF - Christopher Small

Christopher Small
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Testing the waters: harnessing adaptive developmental plasticity to improve hypoxia tolerance

AF - Aaron Frenette

Aaron Frenette
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Integrative approach for specific identification and reliable quantification of a fish microsporidian impacting aquaculture

AF - Kieran Murphy

Kieran Murphy
St. Francis Xavier University
Nonlinear mixed-effects modelling of Ciona intestinalis population growth, dependent upon abiotic conditions

Past Student Award Winners

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