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Aquaculture & Fisheries 2019 Winners

The 29th Science Atlantic
Aquaculture & Fisheries Conference

March 8 to 10, 2019, at Crandall University

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Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Overall Best Paper Award

Undergraduate

Sula Swart

Mount Allison University

The effect of diel thermal cycles on metabolism and performance in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Overall Best Paper Award

Graduate


Christopher Small

University New Brunswick - Fredericton

Comparing tissue structure in diploid and triploid zebrafish

Science Atlantic
Undergraduate Research Award​

First Place

Sponsored by  Cooke Aquaculture

Sula Swart

Mount Allison University

The effect of diel thermal cycles on metabolism and performance in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Second Place

Sponsored by Valores Inc.

Alexandrea Dickey

University of New Brunswick - Fredricton

Investigating changes in resource use of fish and invertebrates as spanning a 150-meter depth profile in the inner and outer Bay of Fundy.

Third Place Tie

Sponsored by Miramichi Striper Cup

Brent Walker

Mount Allison University

Seasonal distribution and network analysis of shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) in the lower Saint John River basin

Third Place Tie

Sponsored by Ocean Frontier Institute

Emily Kraemar

Dalhousie University

LAMP As A Tool For Rapid Detection Of Saprolegnia Parasitica In Salmonid Farms

Science Atlantic
Graduate Research Award

First Place

Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health

Christopher Small

University New Brunswick - Fredricton

Comparing tissue structure in diploid and triploid zebrafish

Second Place Tie

Sponsored by Aquaculture Industry Association

Judith Bjorndahl

Acadia University

Long-term monitoring protocol for American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) based on sampling effort simulations

Second Place Tie

Sponsored by Marine Institute

Viviane Baldwin

Memorial University

Identification of stress biomarkers in Chionoecetes opilio to assess snow crab quality from the fishing to the processing plant

Third Place

Sponsored by Aquaculture Association of Canada

Jackson Zhe Yang

Acadia University

Identifying and quantifying Atlantic Salmon (Salmon salar), Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus), Cod (Gadus morhua), and Capelin (Mallotus villosus) in Striped Bass diets in Labrador

Miramichi Striper Cup
Striped Bass Award



Shangning Wang

Dalhousie Universit y -Agriculture Campus

Acanthocephala infections in Striped Bass Morone saxatilis from Shubenacadie River and Miramichi River stocks

Science Communication Award

Sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing

 

Sula Swart

Mount Allison University

The effect of diel thermal cycles on metabolism and performance in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Previous award winners

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