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Aquaculture & Fisheries 2021 Winners

The 30th Science Atlantic
Aquaculture & Fisheries Conference

March 12 to 14, 2021, hosted virtually by Cape Breton University
Check out the book of abstracts 

Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

First Place

Victor Papaiz

Dalhousie University

Using Sportfishing Tournament Data to Determine Factors Influencing Black Bass (Micropterus spp.) Catches and Catch Trends

Second Place

Reid Sutherland

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Effects of hatchery environments on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): comparing egg diameter, fecundity, and egg survival rates to the eyed stage between smolt-adult-supplementation cohorts and hatchery-winter classes

Second Place

Kate Tobin

Memorial University

How Does Time of Collection During the Fishery Impact the Morphometrics of the Sea Cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa)?

Third Place

Maria Mason

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Stable Isotope Analysis & Acoustic Telemetry Tracking to Determine Critical Habitat(s) of Yellow-Stage American Eels (Anguilla rostrata) in the Restigouche River and Estuary

Graduate Research Award

First Place

Hajarooba Gnanagobal

Memorial University

Renibacterium salmoninarum Chronic Infection and Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) Immune Response

Second Place

My Dang

Memorial University

Susceptibility and immune response in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) farmed, wild and hybrid crosses to Aeromonas salmonicida subsp salmonicida infectionSusceptibility and immune response in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) farmed, wild and hybrid crosses to Aeromonas salmonicida subsp salmonicida infection

Science Atlantic Communication Award

Aquaculture & Fisheries

Jaime Rae

Dalhousie University

Elevations of lobster fishery groundlines and the associated entanglement risk to North Atlantic right whales in Atlantic Canada

See award winners from previous years