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

N-07-01-01

Description

Evaluation of the economical cost of feed wastage from Atlantic salmon cage sites on the south coast of NL. Determination of the amount of actual feed wasted at different feeding times and the patterns of such wastage during each meal on salmon fish farms in Fortune Bay. Examination of the nutritional losses of the wasted pellets and its disintegration pattern.

Program Name

Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP)

Year(s)

2007 - 2009

Ecoregion(s)

Atlantic: Newfoundland, Labrador Shelves

Principal Investigator(s)

Atef Mansour
Email: MansourA@dfo-mpo.gc.ca