Research projects and events funded by ACRDP

The Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP) jointly funds collaborative research between industry and DFO scientists that support DFO's mandate and the priorities of the aquaculture industry as they relate to optimal fish health and environmental performance.

Research projects and events funded by ACRDP
Description Code Eco-region Duration Date created

Winter storage of cultivated Eastern Oysters: survival and metabolic wastes

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

19-G-01 Gulf 2019-2022 2019

The effect of environmental and seed origin on the health of cultivated mussels in Prince Edward Island

Principal investigator: John Davidson

19-G-02  Gulf 2019-2022 2019

Comparison of oyster growth and survival pre- and post- establishment of the oyster parasite, MSX, in the Bras d’Or Lakes, Canada

Principal investigator: Michelle Maillet

19-G-03 Gulf 2019-2022 2019

Assessing heritable variation in biological control of the salmon louse by cleaner fish and co-operative behaviour by their client, Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Steven Leadbeater

19-M-02 Maritimes 2019-2021 2019

Assessing the evolution of virulence of the salmon louse in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Marc Trudel

19-M-03 Maritimes 2019-2022 2019

Evaluation of large pelagic predator populations near salmon aquaculture cages

Principal investigators: Daria Gallardi, Sebastien Donnet

19-N-03 Newfoundland and Labrador 2019-2022 2019

Assessment of the population genetics of wild and cultured cleaner fish in Atlantic Canada

Principal investigator: Ian Bradbury

19-N-04 Newfoundland and Labrador 2019-2022 2019

Heritability of fatty acid synthesis in Arctic charr and the effect of n-3 / n-6 ratios of the feed, temperature, and their interaction

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

19-P-02 Pacific 2019-2021 2019

Biofouling communities on Atlantic salmon farm nets: exploring links to fish gill health

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

19-P-03 Pacific 2019-2020 2019

Selective breeding of Pacific oysters to improve resistance to summer mortality syndrome

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

19-P-04 Pacific 2019-2022 2019

Optimizing sea urchin gonad enhancement with newly-designed formulated feeds and assessing benthic impacts of commercial-scale sea urchin farming to ensure environmental sustainability

Principal investigator : Chris Pearce

19-P-05 Pacific 2019-2020 2019

Application of the FVCOM hydrodynamic model to support aquaculture on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Principal investigator: Peter Chandler

19-P-07 Pacific 2019-2021 2019

Linking environmental conditions to impacts of harmful algal blooms and associated biotoxins on farmed salmon in BC

Principal investigator: Andrew Ross

19-P-08 Pacific 2019-2022 2019

Genomic characterization of Piscirickettsia salmonis and Aeromonas species isolated from British Columbia waters to inform fish health management and to support improved diagnostics

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

19-P-09 Pacific 2019-2021 2019

Piscine reovirus (PRV): Characterisation, Atlantic Salmon susceptibility, and initial survey in farmed and wild salmonids in Atlantic Canada

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

16-1-G-01 Gulf 2016-2019 2016

Physiological consequences of Piscine Orthoreovirus (PRV) infection of Atlantic and Pacific salmonids

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

16-1-P-03 Pacific 2016-2018 2016

A comparison of GIS- and hydrodynamic-based depositional modelling for the purpose of predicting freshwater finfish cage footprints

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

18-CA-01 Central and Arctic 2018-2019 2018

PRV susceptibility of Atlantic salmon at different life stages and Eastern Canadian vs European farmed salmon comparative study

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

18-G-01 Gulf 2018-2022 2018

Salmon gill poxvirus (SGPV) characterisation in farmed and wild salmon-phase II

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

18-G-02 Gulf 2018-2022 2018

Validation of genomic selection among Atlantic salmon for resistance to infection by sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis), and concomitant susceptibility to Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus (ISAV)

Principal investigator: Steven Leadbeater

18-M-01 Maritimes 2018-2021 2018

Assessing the potential for development of thermal resistance of sea lice to warm water showers

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

18-M-02 Maritimes 2018-2021 2018

Prevalence and transmission dynamics of Piscine Reovirus (PRV) in the marine environment

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

18-P-01 Pacific 2018-2020 2018

Pile Perch (Rhacochilus vacca) as a cleaner fish for sea lice on farmed salmon: Identification of pathogens of concern with respect to salmon and perch health

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

18-P-02 Pacific 2018-2019 2018

Occurrence, distribution and causes of gill disease in salmonids in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

18-P-04 Pacific 2018-2020 2018

Visceral mycoses in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): The role of opportunistic fungal pathogens in fish health and mortality in salmon aquaculture systems

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

18-P-05 Pacific 2018-2020 2018

Acoustic monitoring of wild fish interactions with aquaculture sites – phase 2

Principal investigator: Stéphane Gauthier

18-P-06 Pacific 2018-2020 2018

Characterization of the possible spread of an exogenous strain of cultivated sweet kelp originating from Bonaventure broodstock on the Gaspé Peninsula around the algoculture sites of Purmer (Baie des Sept Îles) and the MMAFMA (Paspébiac Bay)

Principal investigator: Rénald Belley

18-Q-01 Quebec 2018-2020 2018

Acoustic monitoring of wild fish interactions with aquaculture sites

Principal investigator: Stéphane Gauthier

17-P-01 Pacific 1-year project 2017

Epidemiology of net pen liver disease in BC farmed salmon

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

17-P-02 Pacific 2-year project 2017

Development of diets and feeding strategies for the implementation of sea lice cleaner fish in salmon farms in BC

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

17-P-03 Pacific 2-year project 2017

Improving fertilization success of Arctic charr

Principal investigator: Ian Forster and Robert Devlin

17-P-04 Pacific 2-year project 2017

Seasonal mortality in Pacific oysters in Baynes Sound: Effect of environmental variables, spawning, and pathogens

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

17-P-05 Pacific 3-year project 2017

The validation of an FVCOM hydrodynamic model to support aquaculture on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Principal investigator: Peter Chandler

17-P-06 Pacific 2-year project 2017

Defining the risk of sea lice infections through the development of an understanding of the early life history population dynamics of sea lice on Atlantic salmon aquaculture sites in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

17-M-01 Maritimes 3-year project 2017

Health status update of Mercenaria mercenaria in St-Mary’s Bay, Nova Scotia

Principal investigator: Michelle Maillet

17-G-01 Gulf 2-year project 2017

Assessment of factors leading to oyster mortality in Tracadie Bay (NB) and development of physical and biological tools for management

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

17-G-02 Gulf 3-year project 2017

Performance of triploid mussels in Prince Edward Island

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

17-G-03 Gulf 3-year project 2017

Oyster aquaculture in an acidifying ocean: Effects of ocean acidification on Eastern Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and the mitigation potential of seagrass (Zostera marina)

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

17-G-04 Gulf 3-year project 2017

Production of oyster seed adapted for sea ranching

Principal investigator: Rémi Sonier

17-G-05 Gulf 3-year project 2017

Assessing the effect of climate-change-related summer heat wave on the condition and physiology of the cultured blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) and monitoring of the carbonate system within Prince Edward Island bays

Principal investigator: Carla Hicks

15-1-G-02   2015 20162017- 2018  

A study of the reproductive patterns of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis grown in deep and shallow water sites in Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Principal investigator: Dr. Harry Murray

15-1-N-03   2015 2016- 2017  

Assessing sensitivity to emamectin benzoate (SLICE®) in sea lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis from farmed Atlantic Salmon in British Columbia

Principal investigator:Simon Jones

P-14-02-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2014 - 2015  

An investigation of the relationship between environmental parameters, oceanographic zones of influence and the prevalence of parasitic copepods (sea lice) on Three-Spine Stickleback in Bay D'Espoir Newfoundland with specific reference to salmonid aquaculture sites

Principal investigator: Harry Murray

N-14-02-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2014 2015- 2016  

Assessment of oyster spat collection potential in Bouctouche Bay, New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

G-13-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2013 2014- 2015  

A survey of the seasonal abundance, prevalence and species diversity of sea lice on non-salmonid marine finfish species from Bay D’Espoir Newfoundland and Labrador with specific reference to areas neighboring Atlantic Salmon cage sites

Principal investigator: Harry Murray

N-13-01-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2013 - 2014  

Assessing seasonal variations in the physiological health of the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica

Principal investigator:

G-12-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2012 20132014- 2015  

Anaerobic digestion of fish offal and sawdust

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-11-03-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 2012- 2013  

An investigation of the lipid and fatty acid composition of the Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis with reference to palatability and taste during conditions of extended holding

Principal investigator: Harry Murray

N-11-02-004 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2011 2012- 2013  

Arctic Charr swimming depth preferences and feeding behaviour in seawater cages

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-10-02-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2010 - 2011  

An assessment of the genetic and health status of the native Basket Cockle in BC for aquaculture operation facilitation

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-10-09-014 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 2011- 2012  

A new method of growing bivalves in suspended culture

Principal investigator: Anya Dunham

P-10-09-012 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 2011- 2012  

Assessing the feasibility of an integrated pest management approach for the control of Kudoa thyrsites in farmed Atlantic Salmon in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-09-01-001R Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 - 2010  

Assessing potential benthic impacts of intertidal and subtidal geoduck clam harvest

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-08-03-007 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2008 2009- 2010  

Assessing potential benthic impacts of intertidal and subtidal geoduck clam harvest

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-08-03-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 20092010- 2011  

An examination of factors influencing the growth rate of cultured juvenile copper rockfish (Sebastes caurinus)

Principal investigator: Steve MacDonald

P-07-08-017 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 - 2009  

Atlantic Canada Aquaculture Industry R&D Workshop (ACAIRDN)

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-07-01-001 National 2007 2008- 2009  

Assessment of the ecological risk associated with spat transfers in the mariculture industry and identification of mitigation methods

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

Q-07-01-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 - 2008  

Assessment of Impacts to Natural Beaches and Culturally Modified Clam Gardens in the Broughton Archipelago

Principal investigator: Terri Sutherland

P-07-08-016 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 20082009- 2010  

Assessing the Efficacy of Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetland Cells for the Treatment of Land-based Fish Farm Discharge

Principal investigator: Tom Pratt

CA-07-01-002 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2007 20082009- 2010  

Analysis of the metabolic needs of Mytilus spp. that may cause gaping

Principal investigator: Marcel Fréchette

Q-07-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 20082009- 2010  

Assessment of four seeding strategies for sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus, based on size

Principal investigator: Hugo Bourdages

Q-06-04-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 200720082009- 2010  

Assessment of dissolved gases and temperature on Atlantic salmon broodstock maturation

Principal investigator: John Jensen

P-06-01-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 2007- 2008  

A commercial strategy for minimizing fouling and maximizing production in floating bag oyster culture: an opportunity for the development of Best Management Practices

Principal investigator: Matthew Hardy

MG-06-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2007  

Assessment of Oxygen, Temperature and Salinity on Atlantic salmon Broodstock Maturation Phase II

Principal investigator: John Jensen

P-05-01-002 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2005 - 2006  

Aquaculture-environment interactions: productivity and critical threshold, coordination, dissemination and networking

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

Q-05-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 20062007- 2008  

Advancing marine finfish aquaculture in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-05-08-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 200620072008- 2009  

Atlantic Salmon Egg Research, Part II

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-04-01-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Assessment of Oxygen, Temperature and Salinity on Atlantic Salmon Broodstock Maturation

Principal investigator: John Jensen

P-04-04-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 - 2005  

Applying aquaponics to treatment of dissolved wastes in warmwater and coldwater recirculation systems in a northern climate

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-04-01-001 Central Canada: Mackenzie River, Delta 2004 - 2005  

A Search for the Alternative Host of the Marine Myxozoan Parasite Kudoa thyrsites Among Commercial Salmon Farms and Departure Bay, Nanaimo

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-04-04-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 - 2005  

Atlantic salmon egg research

Principal investigator: John Jensen

P-01-06-016 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2002 2003- 2004  

Assessment of genetic diversity of the European oyster (Ostrea edulis) in Nova Scotia using microsatellite markers

Principal investigator: Bénédikte Vercaemer

MG-01-06-013 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 - 2003  

Alternative Protein Research in diets for Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-02-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 2003200420052006- 2007  

Aquaculture Information review - An evaluation of Known Effects and Mitigations on Fish and Fish Habitat in Newfoundland and Labrador

Principal investigator: John O'Rourke

N-01-06-005 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 2002- 2003  

Adaptation of sequential population analysis for quahaug (Mercenaria mercenaria) bottom culture management in St. Mary's Bay, N.S.

Principal investigator: Marc Ouellette

MG-01-09-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 200220032004- 2005  

A genetic-based broodstock management approach in Atlantic halibut for the Maritime Canadian industry

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-01-06-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 20022003200420052006- 2007  

Benthic culture of sea cucumbers: assessing interactions between cultured and wild populations and the mitigation of environmental impacts in shellfish co-culture

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-14-02-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2014 - 2015  

Brown alga culture trials on the Gaspé Peninsula and the Magdalen Islands. Pre-industrial scale-up of an open-water and semi-enclosed mussel farm

Principal investigator: Louise Gendron

Q-10-02-003 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2010 - 2011  

Bay-Scale filtration of cultivated oysters in relation to tidal flushing and phytoplankton renewal

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-10-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2010 20112012- 2013  

Broodstock management for the Bras d'Or Lakes oyster breeding program - resistance to MSX

Principal investigator: Bénédikte Vercaemer

MG-06-01-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2007  

Broodstock Development of the Indigenous Cockle in BC

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-05-09-021 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Biological and Physical Oceanographic Interactions Affecting Northwest Atlantic Coastal Aquaculture Sites - Quantifying Mussel Seed Quality and Availability in Newfoundland, NL

Principal investigator: Cynthia McKenzie

N-05-01-004 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2005 2006200720082009- 2010  

Comparison of field isolates of Moritella viscosa: characterization and in vivo challenge model development to address winter ulcer mitigation in Canada

Principal investigator: Steven Leadbeater

M-14-01-003 National 2014 - 2015  

Can hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) increase the rate of eelgrass (Zostera marina) recovery in areas impacted by oyster aquaculture?

Principal investigator: Monica Boudreau

G-14-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2014 20152016- 2017  

Comparison of the health and condition of cultured mussels from deep and shallow water sites in Newfoundland with reference to environmental conditions, condition index, physiological stress and lipid biochemistry

Principal investigator: Harry Murray

N-12-01-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2012 20132014- 2015  

Comparing culture gear and adapting off-shore giant scallop culture husbandry to Baie des Chaleur, NB

Principal investigator: Leslie-Anne Davidson

MG-10-02-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2010 201120122013- 2014  

Comparison of saltwater rearing with standard freshwater methods for salmon

Principal investigator: Patrick O'Reilly

MG-09-02-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 20102011- 2012  

Comparison of an offshore and inshore site for oyster aquaculture

Principal investigator: Mark LaFlamme

MG-09-02-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 2010- 2011  

Comparative performance evaluation of selected mussel seedstocks

Principal investigator: Gehan Mabrouk

N-09-01-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2009 2010- 2011  

Cage Culture Environmental Forum II

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-09-01-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2009 - 2009  

Cod Broodstock Nutrition Study

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-08-01-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2008 20092010- 2011  

Can manipulation of culture depth reduce summer mortalities in Pacific oysters?

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-08-01-002 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2008 - 2009  

Commercial-Scale Testing of IMTA in Coastal British Columbia

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-07-01-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 2008- 2009  

Canadian and International Scallop Aquaculture: Current Status and R&D Challenges

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-07-01-005 National 2007 - 2008  

Caged Atlantic salmon as sentinels for the abundance and distribution of infective Lepeophtheirus salmonis copepodids in the Broughton Archipelago: a pilot study

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-07-08-013 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 2008- 2009  

Culture trials with the brown alga Laminaria longicruris in Chaleur Bay

Principal investigator: Louise Gendron

Q-06-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 2007- 2008  

Conversion of Aquaculture Waste to Saleable Compost

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-06-03-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2006 2007- 2008  

Controlled wet storage for shellfish - effects of micro-bubbling on bacterial contaminants of oysters

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-06-01-001 National 2006 - 2007  

Characterization and surveillance assessment of INFECTIOUS SALMON ANEMIA VIRUS (ISAV) Field Isolates

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-06-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2007  

Challenges to Marine Aquaculture (AAC 2006)

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-06-09-002 National 2006 - 2007  

Commercial Broodstock Development in Signal Crayfish: Determination of the Genetic Variability of Crayfish Stocks Harvested from 10 sites in the Lower Fraser Valley

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-05-06-014 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2005 20062007- 2008  

Cod Broodstock Development - Genetic Selection/Pedigree Program

Principal investigator: Lynn Lush

N-05-01-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2005 200620072008- 2009  

Characteristics of Streams With and Without Atlantic Salmon Observations on Coastal Vancouver Island and Southwestern British Columbia

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-04-04-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Canadian Freshwater Aquaculture Symposium

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-04-04-002 National 2004 - 2005  

Canadian Freshwater Aquaculture Symposium

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-04-04-002 National 2004 - 2005  

Cadminum in Deep Water Cultured Pacific Oysters: The Potential Role of Phytoplankton

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-04-04-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Comparative Performance of Local and Imported Atlantic Salmon Strains for Aquaculture and their Broodstock Development in a Biosecure Landbased System

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-02-04-009 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2003 200420052006- 2007  

Construction of a factorial phosphorus requirement model for salmonid fish across life stages

Principal investigator: Art Niimi

CA-02-01-002 National 2002 20032004- 2005  

Circulation and oceanography of the Broughton Archipeligo

Principal investigator: Dario Stucchi

P-01-09-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2002 20032004- 2005  

Cod Aquaculture - Strategies for Improved Hatchery Broodstock Management

Principal investigator: Randy Penney

N-01-06-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Characterization of seabed environments suitable for bottom seeding of sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus, in the Magdalen Islands

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-01-06-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 2002- 2003  

Developing the benthic component of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture to reduce the impact of organic nutrients from fish farms and evolving standard operating procedures

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

M-14-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2014 2015- 2016  

Developing a non-chemical means to effectively remove all forms of sea lice from aquaculture salmon using warm water

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

M-14-02-001 National 2014 2015- 2016  

Description of oceanographic conditions within Hermitage Bay, NL, at sites with and without the occurrence of ISA outbreak

Principal investigator: Andry Ratsimandresy

N-14-01-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2014 - 2015  

Determination of the potential spatial overlap and interaction between commercial fisheries (American Lobster, Snow Crab) and finfish aquaculture activities in Connaigre Bay, Newfoundland

Principal investigator: Gehan Mabrouk

N-12-02-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2012 201320142015- 2016  

Development of tools to evaluate American Oyster Crassostrea virginica shelf life

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

MG-11-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2011 2012- 2013  

Development of diet and feeding regimes for Copper Rockfish larvae

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

P-11-01-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 2012- 2013  

Development of a modified assay for use in temperate waters and its application through an assessment of stress tolerances among oyster stocks (Crassostrea virginica) with varying levels of heterozygosity

Principal investigator: Carla Hicks

MG-11-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2011 2012- 2013  

Determination of optimal microalgal diets and feeding rations for larvae and seed of the Geoduck Clam (Panopea generosa)

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-10-01-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 2011- 2012  

Design of protocols for the ozone disinfection of fish eggs for eradication of vertically transmitted diseases

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-10-02-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2010 - 2011  

DNA vaccine models against ISA

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-09-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 20102011- 2012  

Development of novel RNA-based treatment against ISAV

Principal investigator: Mark LaFlamme

MG-09-02-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 201020112012- 2013  

Development of husbandry protocols for the sustainable culture of wolf-eels (Anarrhichthys ocellatus)

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-09-01-003R Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 2010- 2011  

Development of genomic health assessment tools for marine mussels (MYT-OMICS)

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

P-09-03-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 20102011- 2012  

Determination of viral shedding rates, estimation of minimum effective dose, and development of a viral dispersion model for infections hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV) in Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-09-03-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 2010- 2011  

Distribution and survival of farmed rainbow trout escaped from aquaculture operations in Lake Huron

Principal investigator: Paul Blanchfield

CA-08-02-002 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2008 20092010- 2011  

Development of predictive modeling tools to assist with freshwater aquaculture site licensing decisions

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-08-02-003 National 2008 200920102011- 2012  

Development of molecular genetic mapping capacity for Chinook salmon: Assessment of pigmentation ability, growth, and maturation

Principal investigator: Robert Devlin

P-08-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 200920102011- 2012  

Dynamics, impact and control of epibionts on mussel spat collectors

Principal investigator: Bernard Sainte-Marie

Q-07-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 20082009- 2010  

Development of Novel Recombinant Vaccine Models Against Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus (ISA)

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-07-04-003 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 2008- 2009  

Development of integrated management methods for soft-shell clam harvesting, seeding and culture activities at a clam culture site located in the St. Lawrence estuary

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-07-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 20082009- 2010  

Development of diets to promote growth and stress resistance in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Principal investigator: Denis Chabot

MG-06-09-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 2008- 2009  

Development of a quantitative Reverse Transcription PCR assay for detection of IHNV and determination of optimal sampling protocols

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-07-04-011 National 2007 2008- 2009  

Development of a Melatonin Assay to Assess Effectiveness of Photoperiod Regimes Used to Reduce Grilsification

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-07-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 2008- 2009  

Development and Validation of Immune Response Genetic Markers to Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus (ISA)

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-07-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 2008- 2009  

Development and optimizing commercial hatchery production techniques for the indigenous cockle (Clinocardium nuttalli)

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-07-01-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 - 2008  

Developing strategies to optimize shell growth performance and quality of near market size oysters

Principal investigator: Matthew Hardy

MG-07-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 2008- 2009  

Developing an Additional Biofilter for Organic Wastes Originating from Atlantic Salmon Farms Using Polychaete Worms at Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture Sites

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-07-04-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 2008- 2009  

Developing alternative fish species (barramundi/sea bass Lates calcarifer) for indoor warmwater re-circulating aquaculture

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-07-01-001 National 2007 20082009- 2010  

Depletion of Emamectin Benzoate (SLICE®) from Skeletal Muscle (and Skin) of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) following a Multiple Oral (Dietary) 50 µg/kg Dose Regimen, in Seawater at 10 ±1℃; One Laboratory and Two Field-based trials

Principal investigator: Phil Byrne

MG-06-04-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2006 - 2007  

DNA-based family identification for Pacific scallop selective breeding program in BC

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-06-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 2007- 2008  

DNA identification of Chinook salmon in the creative salmon and Marine Harvest selective breeding program

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-06-01-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 - 2007  

Development of methods for ensuring a reliable supply of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) spat in an open environment in Quebec

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-06-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 2007- 2008  

Development of a tool for monitoring spat from aquaculture mussels based on mussels on navigation buoys

Principal investigator: Marcel Fréchette

Q-06-09-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 200720082009- 2010  

Development of a Heavy Ice Avoidance submerging system for deep water exposed mussel sites

Principal investigator: Cynthia McKenzie

N-06-09-02 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2006 2007- 2008  

Development and application of microsatellite loci to support commercial broodstock development in signal crayfish

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-06-04-011 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 - 2007  

Determination of Optimal Over-wintering Techniques for Juveniles Soft-shell Clams in the Passamaquoddy Region and Disease Surveillance Guidelines Developed in Phase I (Lepreau Harbour Lease) as well as Assessment of Survival Rates Following Seeding

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-06-09-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2006 20072008- 2009  

Development of an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (Elisa) as a Diagnostic Tool for the Detection and Quantification of Loma salmonae

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-05-06-011 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2006  

DNA-based Family Identification for Atlantic Salmon Selective Breedings Programs in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-05-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Development of Optimal Seeding Techniques and Guidelines for the Surveillance, Detection and Prevention of Diseases Relevant to the Culture of Softshell Clam (Mya arenaria)

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-05-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 2006- 2007  

Development of Cost Effective Technology for Culturing Juvenile Yelloweye and/or Copper Rockfish

Principal investigator: Dave Higgs

P-05-04-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Development of control strategies for the spread of Styela clava in PEI; an epidemiologic study of processing plants

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

MG-05-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 20062007- 2008  

Development of a recirculating aquaponics system for warm- and cool-water aquaculture and greenhouse crops

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-05-01-004 Central Canada: Mackenzie River, Delta 2005 20062007- 2008  

Development of a new assay for a marker for use in prediction of grilse in Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-05-04-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 2006- 2007  

Developing an Effective R&D Priority Setting Process for the BC Shellfish Aquaculture Industry

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-05-01-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2006  

Determination of the Protective Effect of IHNV Plaque Neutralizing Antibody Titres (PNT) when Passively Transferred to Naïve Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Garth Traxler

P-05-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

DEPOMOD Parameter Setting and Validation for Finfish Farms in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Dario Stucchi

P-05-06-015 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Defining the Appropriate Means for Surveillance and Monitoring of the BC Shellfish Industry in Relation to Animal Health and Disease

Principal investigator: Susan Bower

P-05-04-010 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2006  

Development and Validation of qPCR Methods for the Determination of Kudoa thyrsites Infection Levels

Principal investigator: Kristi Miller

P-04-01-006 National 2004 2005- 2006  

Development and evaluation of mussel seed quality standards

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-04-01-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 2005- 2006  

DEPOMOD

Principal investigator: Dario Stucchi

P-04-01-011 National 2004 - 2005  

Defining the Appropriate Regulatory and Policy Framework for the Development of Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture Practices

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-03-110-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2004 - 2004  

Development of a broodstock genetic program for the European Oyster (Ostrea edulis) in Nova Scotia

Principal investigator: Bénédikte Vercaemer

MG-03-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2003 - 2004  

Development of molecular probes for sex and sexual maturity determination in spotted wolffish

Principal investigator: Robert Roy

Q-02-01-009 National 2002 - 2003  

Developing optimal grow-out culture systems and diets for green sea urchin juveniles

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-02-01-003 National 2002 20032004- 2005  

Determination of the origin of sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) spat used in culture operations in the Magdalen Islands using genetic and metabolic indices

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-02-01-013 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2002 20032004- 2005  

Development of rapid typing methods for teleost pathogens

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-01-06-017 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 20022003- 2004  

Development of probiotic strain diagnostics for the control of bacterial diseases in hatchery rearing of aquaculture species

Principal investigator: Kristi Miller

P-01-06-014 National 2001 20022003- 2004  

Development of monitoring and assessment tools for adaptive management of salmon aquaculture relative to sensitive marine invertebrate habitat

Principal investigator: Peter Lawton

MG-01-06-010 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Development of guidelines for fish health consequences of water circulation patterns in Long Pond Bay, Grand Manan

Principal investigator: Fred Page

MG-01-06-014 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Development and evaluation of standardized monitoring and data acquisition systems for the management of mollusc culture in Atlantic Canada

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-01-06-026 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Effect of wind forcing on the Oceanographic conditions of Fortune Bay - Belle Bay: Identification of changes in water physical conditions and ocean currents, and development of a forecasting tool

Principal investigators: Sebastien Donnet, Andry Ratsimandresy

15-1-N-02   2015 20162017- 2018  

Evaluation of benthic far-field and site recovery effects from aquaculture within the Letang Inlet, New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Andrew Cooper

M-13-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2013 20142015- 2016  

Evaluating ecological impacts of seaweeds in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA)

Principal investigator: Hannah Stewart

P-13-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2013 - 2014  

Estimating the potential for waterborne transmission of infectious hematopoietic necrosis (IHN) disease between salmon farms and wild sockeye in the Discovery Islands, British Columbia

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-13-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2013 2014- 2015  

Ecological interactions between benthic-ranched and wild California sea cucumbers

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-12-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 2013- 2014  

Evaluation of Blue Mussel processing plant holding systems in PEI

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

MG-11-02-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2011 20122013- 2014  

Evaluation of the efficiency of non-chemical methods to reduce the impact of sea lice associated with salmon aquaculture sites using the principles of bio-filtration and trapping

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-10-02-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2010 - 2011  

Evaluation of risk mitigation measures for the introduction of invasive alga in order to facilitate requests for mussel and scallop spat transfers

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

Q-10-02-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2010 2011- 2012  

Effect of an immersed screen on the morphological characteristics and growth performance of oysters

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-10-02-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2010 - 2011  

Ecosystem experiment to assess environmental impacts and recovery from freshwater cage aquaculture

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-10-02-002 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2010 20112012- 2013  

Exploration of a visual based approach to benthic environmental monitoring of finfish cage culture in southern Newfoundland

Principal investigator: Gehan Mabrouk

N-09-01-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2009 2010- 2011  

Evaluation of the risks associated with scallop spat transfer from the Magdalen Islands

Principal investigator: Bernard Sainte-Marie

Q-09-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2009 2010- 2011  

Establishment of rearing density and validation of the growth curve of the Quebec strain of spotted wolffish in the precommercial stage

Principal investigator: Denis Chabot

Q-08-02-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2009 2010- 2011  

Effects of inshore and within-cage hypoxia on Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-09-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 20102011- 2012  

Ecosystem approaches to aquaculture: strategies, tools and human dimensions

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-09-99-012 National 2009 - 2009  

Evaluation of Alternate Diet Formulations Designed to Enhance Flesh-Quality of Canadian Farmed Salmon

Principal investigator: Michael Ikonomou

MG-08-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

Epidemiological analysis ISAV

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-07-09-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 - 2008  

Enhancing sustainable mussel industry production and growth through the assessment and removal of constraints in seed supply

Principal investigator: Randy Penney

N-08-01-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2008 2009- 2010  

Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) on fin health in Pacific salmon, Phase II

Principal investigator: Max Bothwell

P-08-01-001 Pacific: North Coast and Hecate Strait 2008 2009- 2010  

Effect of Biofouling Control Methods on the Productivity of the Eastern Oyster

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-08-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

Evaluating and optimizing mussel seed quality in Nova Scotia

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-06-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 2008- 2009  

Efficacy of the APEX vaccine in Atlantic salmon subjected to an IHNV exposure simulating natural and/or elevated field challenges

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-07-04-010 National 2007 - 2007  

Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) on Fin Health in Pacific Salmon

P-07-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 20082009- 2010  

Evaluation of a new method for stunning of farmed Atlantic salmon using electric stunner

Principal investigator: Henrik Kreiberg

P-06-04-012 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 - 2006  

Efficacy and duration of efficacy of an inactivated IHN virus vaccine in Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Valerie Funk

P-06-04-009 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 2007- 2008  

Examination of the Organohalogen Contaminant Concentrations and Nutritional Values in Farmed Salmon Fed with Different Formulated Diets.

Principal investigator: Michael Ikonomou

P-05-04-009 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Evaluation of the Flesh Quality of Farmed and Wild BC Salmon

Principal investigator: Dave Higgs

P-04-09-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2005  

Evaluation of Bay Management Area Scenarios for the Southwest New Brunswick Salmon Aquaculture Industry in the Context of Water Exchange, Fish Health and Resource Interactions and the System Framework of the Salmon Aquaculture Sustainability Plan

Principal investigator: Fred Page

MG-05-08-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 2006- 2007  

Environmental Decision Support Tools for Performance Based Management of Organic Waste Dispersal and Dissolved Oxygen Depletion Associated with Salmon Farm Sites in SWNB

Principal investigator: Fred Page

MG-05-04-007 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 20062007- 2008  

Effects of immersion time, food supply and sexual maturity on the growth of soft-shell clam in Quebec

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-05-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 2006- 2007  

Effect of Promiscuous T-cell Epitopes in a Recombinant Subunit Vaccine against K. thyrsites: Do they Affect Onset and Duration of Immunity and Result in Increased Efficacy?

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-05-01-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2006  

Ecosystem experiment to assess environmental impacts and recovery from freshwater cage aquaculture

Principal investigator: Ken Mills

CA-05-01-003 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2005 200620072008- 2009  

Efficacy of a Nucleic Acid (NA) Vaccine against Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHNV) in Farmed Atlantic Salmon in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Garth Traxler

P-04-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 - 2005  

Efficacy of a Kudoa thyrsites Subunit Vaccine in Atlantic Salmon when Administered Intramuscularly and Intraperitoneally

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-04-01-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Effect of skeleton shrimp populations on mussel spat recruitment using spat collectors

Principal investigator: Marcel Fréchette

Q-04-04-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 20052006- 2007  

Evaluation of effects of low-phosphorus diets on immune system function

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-02-09-001 National 2003 20042005- 2006  

Environmental carrying capacity of clam culture: Evaluation of biodeposition of macro and micro particles and their effects on the environment

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

Q-03-01-001 National 2003 20042005- 2006  

Evaluation of two strategies for securing the supply of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) spat for clam culture in the North Shore, Lower St. Lawrence, Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands sectors

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-02-01-008 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2002 20032004- 2005  

Evaluation of a polyculture system utilizing several plant species to enhance phosporous and nitrogen removal from freshwater salmon farm effluent

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-01-06-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2002 2003- 2004  

Encapsulation of microbial phytase to improve phosphorus digestibility from salmonids diet

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-02-01-004 National 2002 20032004- 2005  

Effects of cage aquaculture on native fish populations

Principal investigator: Ken Mills

CA-02-09-002 Central Canada: Lake Winnipeg, Nelson River Drainage Basin 2002 20032004- 2005  

Ecosystem experiment to assess environmental impacts of freshwater cage aquaculture

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-01-09-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2002 20032004- 2005  

Evaluation of two sea scallop suspension culture strategies in the Magdalen Islands

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-01-06-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Evaluation of sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) spat collection success in two sectors of the Gaspé Peninsula

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-01-06-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Evaluation of an Iceland scallop (Chlamys islandica) transfer and grow-out strategy in the Mingan Archipelago

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-01-06-010 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 20022003- 2004  

Field testing "green-technology" sea lice traps and documenting on-site dynamics of sea lice early life history

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

M-12-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 2013- 2014  

Field validation of dietary medication to reduce the severity of Kudoa thyrsites in farmed Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-11-03-011 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2012  

Freshwater Aquaculture Developments in Canada

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-06-01-006 National 2006 2007- 2008  

Floating Oyster Gear in New Brunswick: Testing the Bird-Deterring Effectiveness of Various Gear Designs

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-06-04-003 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 2007- 2008  

Feed trials in Canada 2005 - 2006

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-05-01-002 Central Canada: Mackenzie River, Delta 2005 2006- 2007  

Feed trials in Canada

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-04-04-004 National 2004 - 2005  

Feed trials in Canada

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-04-04-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2004 - 2005  

Feasibility of Suspended Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas) and California Sea Cucumber (Parastichopus californicus) Polyculture

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-04-01-004 Pacific: North Coast and Hecate Strait 2004 2005- 2006  

Furunculosis Vaccine Efficacy for Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Atef Mansour

N-01-06-004 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 2002200320042005- 2006  

Fencing the seabed to protect scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) from predators.

Principal investigator: Leslie-Anne Davidson

MG-01-06-024 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 20022003- 2004  

Genomic characterization of jaundice-associated mortality events in cultured Chinook Salmon?

Principal investigator: Kristi Miller

P-11-02-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2012  

Grow lights in marine finfish aquaculture in British Columbia: Ecological effects

Principal investigators: Anya Dunham, Hannah Stewart

P-11-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 - 2011  

Genetic tools for development of northern Chinook Salmon in culture

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-10-01-005 Pacific: North Coast and Hecate Strait 2010 2011- 2012  

Guidelines for culling oysters

Principal investigator: Marie-Hélène Thériault

MG-09-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 2010- 2011  

Genetic Characterization of Infectious Salmon Anemia virus (ISAV) Field Isolates

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-05-11-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2006  

Growth efficiency and reproductive output of pond raised yellow perch

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-05-01-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2005 20062007- 2008  

Genetic Rescue of 2001 Brood Year of the Heritage Atlantic Salmon Selective Breeding Program

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-05-06-013 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 - 2006  

Genetic Improvement and Development of Haddock Broodstock

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-05-08-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 - 2006  

Genetic characterization of the main sea scallop beds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-05-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 - 2006  

Gastric Dilation, Air Sacculitis Syndrome in Farmed Steelhead Trout and Its Association with Maturation, Nutritional Factors, Osmoregulatory and Environmental Stresses

Principal investigator: Atef Mansour

N-05-01-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2005 20062007- 2008  

Growth optimization through compensatory growth in brook trout

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-02-01-002 National 2002 20032004- 2005  

Genetic variation at microsatellite DNA loci in cultured chinook salmon strains of British Columbia

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-02-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2002 - 2003  

Genetic Variation at Microsatellite DNA Loci and MHC Genes in Domesticated Atlantic Salmon Strains of British Columbia

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-01-09-008 Pacific: North Coast and Hecate Strait 2002 - 2003  

Health of juvenile salmon during early seawater residency and migration past salmon farms

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

P-10-09-015 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2010 201120122013- 2014  

Health and environmental interactions of two clam species, the soft shell clam (Mya arenaria) and quahaug (Mercenaria mercenaria), in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Marc Ouellette

MG-05-01-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 2006- 2007  

Harmful Phytoplankton and Bivalve Aquaculture in a Cold Ocean Environment

Principal investigator: Cynthia McKenzie

N-01-09-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Investigating probiotic bacteria and their bacteriocins as part of a disease management strategy in salmon aquaculture

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-14-01-003 National 2014 - 2015  

Investigating Polydora outbreak in New Brunswick off-bottom cultured oysters

Principal investigator: Mary Stephenson, Daniel Bourque

G-14-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2014 2015- 2016  

Improving physiological health of oysters by selecting seed for stress resilience

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

G-14-03-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2014 20152016- 2017  

Impacts of aquaculture operations on the genetic health of natural populations of the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica

Principal investigator: Mark LaFlamme

G-13-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2013 201420152016- 2017  

Investigation into the survival and spawning potential of the selected F1 oysters: Follow up to the Bras d'Or Lakes Oyster Breeding Program for MSX

Principal investigator: Bénédikte Vercaemer

M-13-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2013 - 2014  

Isolation, culture, and genomic analysis of harmful algal species affecting aquaculture on the west coast of Canada and analysis of the Harmful Algae Monitoring Program historical database

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-12-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 2013- 2014  

Identification and treatment of gyrodactylid infections in cultured Wolf-Eels (Anahichthys ocellatus)

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-12-02-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 - 2013  

Identification and quantification of Kudoa thyrsites -specific DNA in seawater

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-12-02-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 - 2013  

Investigating temporal variability in macrofaunal recovery processes during fallow periods at finfish aquaculture sites in Newfoundland

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-11-02-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2011 - 2011  

Impacts of Pacific Herring on the health of farmed Atlantic Salmon in BC

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-11-02-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2011  

Influence of Eastern Oyster aquaculture on eelgrass populations and their recovery

Principal investigator: Marie-Hélène Thériault

MG-10-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2010 20112012- 2013  

Implementation of commercial mode zoo-technical measures for maximizing rearing productivity of Arctic Charr

Principal investigator: Nathalie Le François

Q-10-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2010 - 2011  

Invasive tunicates and shellfish aquaculture: Assessing impacts and testing solutions

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-09-03-011 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 - 2010  

Impact of dissolved oxygen content on the survival, growth and metabolism of the Quebec strain of spotted wolffish under tank rearing conditions

Principal investigator: Denis Chabot

Q-07-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2009 2010- 2011  

ISAV Prevalence and Sampling Strategy Development Project

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-07-09-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2008 - 2008  

Investigating the Potential For Development of a Marine Anti-Foulant Treatment from Marine Bacteria

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-08-04-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

Investigating the Impacts of Intensive Oyster Farming in New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-08-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 200920102011- 2012  

Identification of ISAV Resistant Salmon Broodstock Families

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-07-04-008 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 - 2008  

Identificatioin of the Causal Agent of Malpeque Disease in Oysters

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-08-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

Invasive Species Development Project (2007-08)

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-07-04-009 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 - 2008  

International Invasive Sea Squirt Workshop

Principal investigator: Andrea Locke

MG-07-09-001 National 2007 - 2008  

Improving feeding efficiency of farmed Atlantic salmon and its impact on fish production and near cage environment

Principal investigator: Atef Mansour

N-07-01-01 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2007 2008- 2009  

Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL's) associated with early maturation in a domesticated strain of Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-06-04-013 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 2008- 2009  

ISA Research Strategy Workshop

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-06-09-001 National 2006 - 2007  

International Invasive Tunicate Workshop

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-05-11-002 National 2006 - 2006  

Identification of immunoreactive peptides to function as vaccine candidates in a recombinant subunit vaccine against Loma salmonae

Principal investigator: Valerie Funk

P-06-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 - 2007  

Initiation of a Bras d'Or Lakes oyster breeding program for resistance to MSX

Principal investigator: Bénédikte Vercaemer

MG-05-01-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 2006- 2007  

Incorporating the Natural Cycles of Sea Lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) Production into a Management Strategy for Sustainable Aquaculture

Principal investigator: Robert Beamish

P-05-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Interactions between rock crab Cancer irroratus populations and mussel aquaculture productivity in PEI

Principal investigator: Marc Ouellette

MG-04-09-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 200520062007- 2008  

Incorporating the Natural Cycles of Sea Lice (L. salmonis) Production into a Management Strategy for Sustainable Aquaculture

Principal investigator: Robert Beamish

P-04-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Investigation of grilsification in farmed Atlantic salmon: Causes and management solutions

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-02-04-007 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 2003- 2004  

Influence of alternate dietary lipid sources on growth and health of large (2.5 kg) Sablefish

Principal investigator: Dave Higgs

P-01-06-001 National 2001 - 2002  

Impact of physical and biological variables on burrowing time in soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria)

Principal investigator: Sylvie Brulotte

Q-01-06-009 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 20022003- 2004  

Juvenile Geoduck Out-planting: Optimizing Methods for Maximizing Aquaculture Production and Minimizing Environmental Impacts

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-04-09-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Low pathogenic infections salmon anemia virus (ISAv) in vivo: a comparative genomic study

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-11-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2011 201220132014- 2015  

Literature and technology review of starfish control

Principal investigator: Monique Niles

MG-05-11-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2006  

Larval abundance and settlement success in blue mussel (Mytilus spp.) in Havre de Gaspé and Cascapédia Bay

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-06-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 20072008- 2009  

Microplastics and shellfish aquaculture: investigating presence, extent, potential impacts and mitigation measures

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

15-1-P-01   2015 20162017- 2018  

Migration timing and distribution of juvenile salmon in Discovery Islands and Johnstone Strait

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

P-14-01-001 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2014 2015- 2016  

Microbial impacts on shellfish aquaculture in relationship to ocean acidification

Principal investigator: Kristi Miller

P-14-02-001 National 2014 - 2015  

Monitoring variability of environmental factors impacting tunicate infestation on coastal shellfish farms in Nova Scotia

Principal investigator: Dawn Sephton

M-13-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2013 2014- 2015  

Monitoring and modelling of sea lice interaction with wild and farm salmon in the Broughton Archipelago

Principal investigator: Peter Chandler

P-12-01-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 2013- 2014  

Modelling the benthic impacts of aquaculture waste deposition at Lake Huron cage farms

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-10-02-003 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2010 20112012- 2013  

Management of coldwater disease caused by Flavobacterium psychrophilum on Ontario trout farms: erythromycin efficacy and family susceptibility

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-10-02-001 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2010 - 2011  

Mouth rot - Tenacibaculum maritimum - tracking pathogenesis and typing

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

P-09-01-002R Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 - 2010  

Monitoring of environmental conditions on salmon sites of the Fortune Bay area and effects of hypoxia on the physiology of Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-08-01-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2008 2009- 2010  

Mechanized clam harvesting for coastal British Columbia - Environmental implications

Principal investigator: Kerra Hoyseth

P-08-03-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 2009- 2010  

Management of coldwater disease caused by Flavobacterium psychrophilum on Ontario trout farms

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-07-03-001
CA-08-02-001
Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2007 2008- 2009  

Measuring Chlorophyll Fluxes in an Oyster Farm

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-05-08-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2006 2007- 2008  

Mussel Seed Quality Workshop

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-03-11-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 - 2004  

Monitoring of pathogens in bivalve populations at commercial and experimental culture facilities

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-04-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 20052006- 2007  

Marine fish farming workshop

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-04-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 - 2005  

Molecular characterization, surveillance and pathogenicity trials of nodaviruses strains of Atlantic Canada

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-03-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2003 2004- 2005  

Microbial-mediated increase in phosphorus availability from animal protein-based ingredients fed to rainbow trout

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-02-01-003 National 2002 20032004- 2005  

Maritime regional efforts to accelerate Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) commercialization: Focus on broodstock expansion and egg quality, Part II

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-02-09-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 2003- 2004  

Maritime regional efforts to accelerate Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) commercialization: Focus on broodstock expansion and egg quality

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-02-01-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 2003- 2004  

Monosex strain development for white sturgeon (Acipenser tranmontanus) and salmonids

Principal investigator: Robert Devlin

P-01-06-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2001 20022003- 2004  

Marine finfish and suspended shellfish aquaculture: Water quality interactions and the potential for polyculture in coastal British Columbia

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-01-06-008 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2001 2002- 2003  

Nutritional requirements for sustainable crayfish aquaculture

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-10-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 2011- 2012  

Nutrient fluxes across the sediment-water interface and Nutrient release rates from freshwater sediments in a lake with cage fish farming

Principal investigator: Cheryl Podemski

CA-06-02-001 National 2006 - 2007  

New Genes: Evaluation of Genetic Variation in Stofnfiskur Domesticated Atlantic Salmon imported to British Columbia

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-04-01-003 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2004 2005- 2006  

Northern Quahaug, Mercenaria mercenaria (notata variety), winter survival strategies

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-02-04-008 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2002 2003- 2004  

New Brunswick arctic charr brood stock development, evaluation and selection program

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-01-06-030 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 2002200320042005- 2006  

9th Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae and Aquaculture Association of Canada Conference (July 4-8, 2005), St. John's, NL

Principal investigator: Cynthia McKenzie

N-05-01-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2005 - 2006  

Optimization of growth performance in intensively cultured Wolf Eels (Anarrhichthys ocellatus)

Principal investigator: Steve MacDonald

P-11-01-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2011  

Ocean acidification effects on shellfish aquaculture

Principal investigator: Kristi Miller

P-11-01-003 National 2011 - 2012  

Optimizing hatchery-based sea scallop settlement

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-10-02-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2010 2011- 2012  

Optimizing Oyster Nursery Systems Through the Use of Non-Traditional Sites

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-08-01-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

On-growing investigations for the optimal commercialization of the indigenous basket cockle (Clinocardium nuttallii) Phase III

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-08-03-004 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 - 2009  

Optimization of diagnostic methodologies for the detection and life history pathogenesis studies of Betanodavirus in production and broodstock Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-06-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2006 2007- 2008  

Ozone disinfection of marine fish eggs for eradication of bacteria and vertically transmitted diseases such as piscine nodavirus, Part II

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-02-09-004 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2003 - 2004  

Otolith analysis for determination of feral versus escapee Atlantic salmon

Principal investigator: Andrew Thomson

P-02-01-001 National 2002 - 2003  

Ozone disinfection of marine fish eggs for eradication of bacteria and vertically transmitted diseases such as piscine nodavirus

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-01-09-006 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 20022003- 2004  

Optimal Cage Depth for Bay d'Espoir Salmonid Aquaculture

Principal investigator: Atef Mansour

N-01-06-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2001 2002- 2003  

Passive protection of mussel production through use of exclusion cages to prevent duck predation in the Gaspé (QC)

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

15-1-Q-01   2015 2016- 2017  

Pathogen susceptibility of Sockeye Salmon – phase 1: Infectious Salmon Anemia virus (ISAV) and Alphavirus (SPDV)

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

G-14-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2014 201520162017- 2018  

Potential of using cunners to control sea lice infestation of Atlantic Salmon in Newfoundland.

Principal investigators: Dounia Hamoutene, Harry Murray

N-11-02-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2011 - 2011  

Production of single-sex Atlantic cod stocks

Principal investigator: Debbie Martin-Robichaud

MG-08-09-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2009 20102011- 2012  

Pathogen Depletion by Cultured Mussels: Investigating the Further Benefits of Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-07-04-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 - 2008  

Physiological and genetic basis of growth in soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-06-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2007  

Proceedings of the Scallop Aquaculture Workshop: Halifax, NS January 24, 2004

Principal investigator: Leslie-Anne Davidson

MG-03-11-003 National 2004 - 2004  

Phytoplankton Early Warning Approaches for Salmon Farmers in Southwestern New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Blythe Chang

MG-04-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2004 20052006- 2007  

Production of farmed blue mussels on self-operating collectors in the Carleton region

Principal investigator: Marcel Fréchette

Q-03-01-003 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2003 200420052006- 2007  

Predator and competitor interaction with bivalve culture: development of an effective management approach

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

MG-01-06-029 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Phase feeding using phosphorus-deficient and phosphorus-replete diets to reduce total P output

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-02-01-005 National 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Parasites Affecting Atlantic Aquaculture Development.

Principal investigator: Mary Stephenson

MG-01-09-004-005 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 2002200320042005- 2006  

Quantifying the effect of winter siltation/burial on Crassostrea virginica's health

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

G-14-02-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2014 2015- 2016  

Reduction of ammonia and solids from Chinook Salmon culture facilities

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

P-12-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2012 2013- 2014  

Refinement of the principles of larval sea lice capture using a combination of biological filters and physical light traps in a commercial setting

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-11-02-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2011 - 2012  

Refinement of an Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis virus dispersion model for the Discovery Islands area and an extension to west coast of Vancouver Island

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-11-01-005 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2011  

Reproduction trials between wild and farmed salmon

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-10-02-004 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2010 2011- 2012  

Reproduction, Environmental Tolerances and Recruitment Related to Tunicate Population Abundance

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

MG-08-01-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2008 20092010- 2011  

Revisiting and Re-establishing R&D Priorities for the BC Shellfish Farming Industry, 2007

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-07-08-018 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 - 2007  

Remote setting and nursing of Crassostrea virginica in bouncing buckets

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-06-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2007  

Research and Development to Support Implementation of the Atlantic Canada Salmon Farming Sustainability Plan in Southwest New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-05-11-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 - 2006  

Relationship between mussel attachment strength to socks and passive losses caused by fall-off

Principal investigator: Jean-Marie Sévigny

Q-05-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 - 2006  

Rapid Response for Aquatic Invasive Species; Effect of comprehensive treatment of Violet tunicate biomass on recruitment rates

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-05-08-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 - 2006  

RT-PCR to identify replicative strands of RNA of ISAV

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

MG-01-06-018 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 20022003- 2004  

Reducing the impact of Kudoa thyrsites in farmed Atlantic salmon in British Columbia

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-01-06-010 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2001 20022003- 2004  

Rapid determination of pigmentation and lipid levels in fish flesh using fibre optic probe technology

Principal investigator: Ian Whyte

P-01-06-009 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2001 20022003- 2004  

Susceptibility of farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) to experimental infestations with sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis)

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

15-1-N-01   2015 2016- 2017  

Screening of cultured Atlantic Salmon for resistance and susceptibility to infection by sea lice (Lepeoptheirus salmonis) and Renibacterium salmoninarum, the causative agent of Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)

Principal investigator: Steven Leadbeater

15-1-M-01   2015 20162017- 2018  

Sustainable development of offshore bivalve culture in Îles de la Madeleine: production capacity and interactions with commercial fisheries

Principal investigator: Chris McKindsey

Q-13-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2013 20142015- 2016  

Sea lice course development and initial delivery

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-10-09-013 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2010 - 2010  

Sablefish nutrition research: protein and energy needs

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

P-10-01-002 Pacific: North Coast and Hecate Strait 2010 2011- 2012  

Soft-flesh suppression technology: Inhibiting the post-harvest effects of Kudoa thyrsites infection in farmed Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Stewart Johnson

P-09-03-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2009 - 2010  

Sex-linked markers for arctic charr

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-09-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 201020112012- 2013  

Synthesis and Analysis of Environmental Performance Data for Salmon Farming Industry in Southwestern New Brunswick

Principal investigator: Fred Page

MG-08-01-008 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2008 2009- 2010  

SEALab Workshop: (Developing a national implementation strategy for Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) under the Canada SEA-Lab Initiative)

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-08-99-009 National 2008 - 2008  

Scale-up of a method for phase-feeding of dietary phosphorus (P) in rainbow trout to reduce P discharges

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-08-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2008 20092010- 2011  

Salmon priorities workshop

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-07-08-019 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2008 - 2008  

Selective Breeding and Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) associated with Body Weight in a Domesticated Strain of Coho salmon

Principal investigator: Ruth Withler

P-07-08-014 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 20082009- 2010  

Study on domoic acid poisoning in scallops in the Lower North Shore sector

Principal investigator: Michael Scarratt

Q-06-01-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 2007- 2008  

Stress indicators and the effect of environmental stressors in Pacific oysters

Principal investigator: Chris Pearce

P-06-04-014 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2006 2007- 2008  

Surface Drifter Studies in the Broughton Archipelago

Principal investigator: Dario Stucchi

P-05-06-016 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Study on the commercial, environmental and physiological performance of brook trout fed new low-phosphorus, high-energy feed

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-05-01-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 2006- 2007  

Soft-shell clam workshop

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-05-01-006 National 2005 - 2006  

Shortening the reproductive cycle of spotted wolffish by manipulating the photoperiod and monitoring the cycle by measuring the levels of the steroids estradiol and 11-ketotestosterone and the female egg protein vitellogenin

Principal investigator: Robert Roy

Q-05-04-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 20062007- 2008  

Selective breeding and genetic improvement of Atlantic cod

Principal investigator: Edward Trippel

MG-05-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2005 20062007- 2008  

Safety and Interference Studies of a Recombinant Subunit Vaccine against the Sea Louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Determination of the Efficacy and Duration of the Immunity

Principal investigator: Henrik Kreiberg

P-05-09-020 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 200620072008- 2009  

Standardizing industry and regulatory genetic screening tests for detecting non-local strains in aquaculture and wild populations of Atlantic salmon in the Bay of Fundy area

Principal investigator: Patrick O'Reilly

MG-04-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2004 20052006- 2007  

Study of fecal coliform dynamics in relation to environmental change and their impact on the shellfish industry

Principal investigator: Marc Ouellette

MG-02-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2003 2004- 2005  

Salmonid aquaculture in Poole's Cove area

Principal investigator: Robin Anderson

N-02-09-001 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2002 20032004- 2005  

Study of the impact of harvesting soft-shell clams using a hydraulic rake on the benthic community of the Malbaie barachois

Principal investigator: Lizon Provencher

Q-01-06-018 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2001 200220032004- 2005  

Sablefish broodstock development

Principal investigator: Craig Clarke

P-01-06-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2001 20022003- 2004  

The impacts of pre-winter conditioning on the survival, growth, and reproductive yield of the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) cultivated in suspension

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

15-1-G-01   2015 20162017- 2018  

The effects of smolt size on the intensity of Kudoa thyrsites infections in Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

15-2-P-01   2015 2016- 2017  

The effects of a hydraulic dredge and adding shells on the environment and soft-shell clam population dynamics

Principal investigator: Angeline LeBlanc

15-2-G-02   2015 20162017- 2018  

The effect of dietary Camelina oil on health of salmon

Principal investigator: Ian Forster

15-2-P-03   2015 - 2016  

The development of an FVCOM hydrodynamic model to support aquaculture on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Principal investigator: Peter Chandler

15-1-P-03   2015 2016- 2017  

Thermal and pH tolerance of farmed, wild and first generation farmed-wild hybrid salmon

Principal investigator: Dounia Hamoutene

N-14-01-002 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2014 - 2015  

The development of robust methodologies for sulfide probe calibration and sediment sampling

Principal investigator: Blythe Chang

M-14-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2014 2015- 2016  

The effects of prior exposure and body size on the intensity of Kudoa thyrsites infections in Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-13-01-002 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2013 2014- 2015  

The development of a robust methodology for sulphide probe calibration

Principal investigator: Blythe Chang

M-13-01-001 National 2013 - 2014  

The ecological effects of clam harvesting by mechanical means in St Mary's Bay, Nova Scotia

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

G-12-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2012 2013- 2014  

The use of shells to increase recruitment and survival of Quahogs and Soft Shell Clams

Principal investigator: Angeline Leblanc

MG-10-01-004 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2010 2011- 2012  

Turning of OysterGro cages

Principal investigator: Angeline Leblanc

MG-09-02-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2009 20102011- 2012  

Test and evaluation of a commercial scale ultraviolet effluent water disinfectant system for fish processing plants

Principal investigator: Kyle Garver

P-09-03-009 Pacific: Strait of Georgia 2009 - 2010  

The relative impacts of Lepeophtheirus salmonis on natural and hatchery stocks of juvenile pink salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-07-01-001 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 - 2008  

The Effects of Sediment Phosphorus Types and Water Temperature on the Release of Phosphorus and Nitrogen from Freshwater Sediments in a Lake with Cage Fish Farming

Principal investigator: Paula Azevedo

CA-07-01-003 National 2007 - 2008  

The effect of rearing density on stress and welfare of farm reared Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) over an entire production cycle

Principal investigator: Jerry Corriveau

P-07-01-007 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2007 2008- 2009  

The net effect of shellfish farming on bay productivity

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-04-09-005 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 2006200720082009- 2010  

The effects of Water Temperature on Oyster Feeding Rates

Principal investigator: Luc Comeau

MG-04-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2004 2005- 2006  

The effect of photoperiod and light intensity on growth and maturation of Atlantic cod in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Edward Trippel

MG-04-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2004 20052006- 2007  

The environmental impact of using non-permanent gear for oyster culture

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-02-04-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2002 2003- 2004  

The effect of stressors on immunocompetence and susceptibility to Kudoa thyrsites as a measure of smolt quality

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-01-09-006 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2002 2003- 2004  

The effect of photoperiod on growth and maturation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Brian Glebe

MG-01-06-008 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2001 2002- 2003  

Use of hydro-acoustic methods to assess the migration timing and distribution of juvenile salmon in Discovery Islands and Johnstone Strait

Principal investigator: Stéphane Gauthier

15-1-P-02   2015 2016- 2017  

Understanding the distribution of a nemertean predator, Cerebratulus lacteus, in clam flats: implications for control measures

Principal investigator: Daniel Bourque

G-14-01-001 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2014 20152016- 2017  

Understanding the effects of long term holding on the blue mussel

Principal investigator: Harry Murray

N-10-02-003 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2010 - 2011  

Utility of continuous light and triploidy to control sexual maturation of Atlantic cod in the Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Edward Trippel

MG-07-01-003 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 20082009- 2010  

Using cinnamaldehyde as an inhibitor of the common fungus, Saprolegnia parasitica, infecting brook trout and rainbow trout eggs and fry

Principal investigator: Grant Vandenberg

Q-06-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2007 20082009- 2010  

Using Stable Isotopes, Fatty Acids and Biochemical Tracers to Identify Products From Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) Sites

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-05-11-003 National 2006 - 2006  

Use of Alternate Dietary Lipid Sources to Reduce Flesh Contaminant in Farmed Sablefish

Principal investigator: Michael Ikonomou

P-04-04-001 National 2005 2006- 2007  

Use of Alternate Dietary Lipid and Protein Sources to Reduce Flesh Organohalogen Contaminant Concentrations in Farmed Atlantic salmon while Concurrently Maintaining EPA and DH

Principal investigator: Dave Higgs

P-05-04-008 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2005 2006- 2007  

Validation of dietary medication and sterilised seawater to reduce the severity of Kudoa thyrsites in farmed Atlantic Salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

P-11-02-008 Pacific: Vancouver Island West Coast 2011 - 2012  

Validation of DEPOMOD with a comparison of visual techniques for observing spatial and temporal variability in the benthos at active and fallowed finfish sites in Newfoundland

Principal investigator: Andry Ratsimandresy

N-10-02-005 Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves 2010 - 2011  

Validation of a preventive containment protocol for scallop spat

Principal investigator: Michael Scarratt

Q-09-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2009 - 2010  

Workshop: R&D Network: Driving Industry Research

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

MG-08-04-005 National 2008 - 2009  

Workshop: Oyster Culture Techniques and Presence of Birds

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-07-09-003 National 2008 - 2008  

Workshop on birds, oyster handling and invasive species

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-07-01-004 National 2007 - 2007  

Workshop Collaboration between salmon farming and wild Atlantic salmon conservation in Bay of Fundy

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-07-09-002 Atlantic: Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf 2007 - 2008  

Workshop: Prince Edward Island Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Review

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-06-01-007 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2006 - 2006  

Workshop: Science Priorities in support of environmental assessment and performance-based management approaches to finfish aquaculture

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-04-11-001 National 2004 - 2005  

Workshop: Toward Diversified Marine Aquaculture in Southwest New Brunswick: Opportunities and Constraints

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-03-11-002 National 2003 - 2004  

Workshop: Research and Monitoring Requirements to Optimize Shellfish Production

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-03-11-001 National 2003 - 2004  

Workshop: MSX workshop

Principal investigator: Mary Stephenson

MG-02-11-002 National 2003 - 2003  

Workshop: MSX and invasive species workshop

Principal investigator: Mary Stephenson

MG-02-11-005 National 2003 - 2003  

Workshop: ISA research

Principal investigator: Gilles Olivier

MG-02-11-004 National 2003 - 2003  

Workshop: Atlantic Canadian tunicate workshop

Principal investigator: Thomas Landry

MG-02-11-003 National 2003 - 2003  

Workshop: Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) Management

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

MG-02-11-001 National 2002 - 2003  

Walleye aquaculture: A biological strategy to facilitate land-based culture of Stizostedion vitreum in recirculation systems

Principal investigator: Doug Geiling

CA-02-01-003 Central Canada: Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Freshwater Drainage Basin 2002 20032004- 2005  

Yellow perch (Perca flavescens): Broodstock, feed development and commercial production

Principal investigator: Mike Papst

CA-02-01-004 Central Canada: Lake Winnipeg, Nelson River Drainage Basin 2002 20032004- 2005  

2004 Rendez-vous de l'industrie maricole (symposium)

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-04-01-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2004 - 2004  

2006 Rendez-vous de l'industrie maricole (symposium)

Principal investigator: Charley Cyr

Q-05-09-002 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2005 - 2006  

6th Mariculture Industry Forum: 2008 Edition

Principal investigator: J. Roy

Q-08-09-001 Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence Estuary 2008 - 2009  

Salmon gill poxvirus-like (SGPV-like): Characterisation, Atlantic Salmon susceptibility, and initial survey in farmed and wild salmon

Principal investigator: Nellie Gagné

16-1-G-02   3-year project  

Develop diagnostic markers to assess mussel population health in response to environmental stress

Principal investigator: Denise Méthé

16-1-G-04   4-year project  

Refining the use of warm water showers to remove sea lice from Atlantic Salmon and understanding the fish health implications of the technique

Principal investigator: Shawn Robinson

16-1-M-01   2-year project  

Investigations into ulcerative skin disease agents, Moritella viscosa and Tenacibaculum spp. in Atlantic Salmon: Interactions and in vivo challenge development

Principal investigator: Steven Leadbeater

16-1-M-02   2-year project  

Fish farm site-to-site connectivity using GPS tracked surface drifters and FVCOM-based particle tracking model

Principal investigator: Fred Page

16-1-M-03   3-year project  

Marine reservoirs of infectious agents associated with proliferative gill disorders in farmed salmon

Principal investigator: Simon Jones

16-1-P-02   2-year project