27th Science Atlantic Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 10-12, 2017, St. Francis Xavier 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)

Nicole Daigle

Nicole Daigle
University of New Brunswick
Comparing postprandial metabolism of diploid and triploid brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

First place, sponsored by Science Atlantic

Second place, sponsored by Aquaculture Association of Canada

Third place, sponsored by Clean Annapolis River Project

Krista Ransier

Krista Ransier
Dalhousie University
Resident and migratory Atlantic halibut may occur on the Scotian Shelf and southern Grand Banks

Bella Stein

Bella Stein
Mount Allison University
Using sex hormones and vitellogenin to predict sex and reproductive stage in shortnose sturgeon

Elizabeth Nagel

Elizabeth Nagel
Dalhousie University
The effects of fisheries closures on groundfish communities of the Scotian Shelf

Graduate Research Awards

First place, sponsored by Elanco Animal Health

Second place, sponsored by Atlantic Elver

Third place, sponsored by Valox Ltd.

Tyler Lynn

Tyler Lynn
University of New Brunswick
Observations on the life history of Argulus canadensis, a common ectoparasite infecting Atlantic salmon in the St. John River, New Brunswick

Dylan Michaud

Dylan Michaud
University of Prince Edward Island
Sex-biased genes and their rates of evolution in salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis)

Christine Gilroy

Christine Gilroy
Mount Allison University
Spermatozoa kinematics of wild and captive shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)

Past Student Award Winners

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