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

N-06-09-02

Description

Develop and test a heavy ice avoidance submerging system for deep water exposed mussel sites. To provide environmental monitoring and current data at site to support development of system. Resulting in opening deep water areas in NL and Atlantic Canada which were not previously available for aquaculture due to risk of sea ice.

Program Name

Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP)

Year(s)

2006 - 2008

Ecoregion(s)

Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves

Principal Investigator(s)

Cynthia McKenzie
Email: MckenzieC@dfo-mpo.gc.ca