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28th Science Atlantic Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 9-11, 2018, Memorial University

Please download the Conference Program (.pdf) or click here 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)

Isabelle Hurley

Isabelle Hurley
Dalhousie University
Spatio-temporal mapping and analysis of
the Atlantic Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) fisheries bycatch in Atlantic Canada

Aquaculture & Fisheries Overall Best Paper Award

Quentin Kerr

Quentin Kerr
Dalhousie University
Temporal stability of genomic differentiation between
spawning season components in Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus)

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

First place, sponsored by Elanco Animal Health

Second place, sponsored by NAIA/Cooke Aquaculture

Third place, sponsored by Lobster Council Canada

Quentin Kerr

Quentin Kerr
Dalhousie University
Temporal stability of genomic differentiation between spawning season components in Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus)

Isabelle Hurley

Isabelle Hurley
Dalhousie University
Spatio-temporal mapping and analysis of
the Atlantic Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) fisheries bycatch in Atlantic Canada

Branden Nilsen

Brandon Nilsen
Acadia University
Fish movement patterns and habitat suitability in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

 

Graduate Research Awards

First place, sponsored by Ocean Choice International

Second place, sponsored by Marine Institute/Aquaculture Association of Canada

Third place, sponsored by Canadian Center for Fisheries Innovation

Ashley Bungay

Ashley Bungay
Memorial University
The performance of biocide and non-biocide coatings to prevent biofouling by invasive and non-native species in Newfoundland

Robin Leeuwis

Robin Leeuwis
Memorial University
Metabolic physiology and environmental tolerances of sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria)

Gemma Rayner

Gemma Rayner
Memorial University
Effects of the invasive green crab (Carcinus maenas) on the American lobster (Homarus americanus) fishery in Newfoundland

 

Miramichi Striper Cup

Hilary Dort

Hillary Dort
Acadia University
Identification of protein biomarkers in epidermal mucus of Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) as a consequence of angling stress

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