Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review 2011

Glossary of Acronyms Used

AARS Alma Aquaculture Research Station – University of Guelph
ACAIRDN Atlantic Canada Aquaculture Research and Development Network
ACFFA Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
ACOA Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency
ACRDP Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program
AEG Aquaculture Engineering Group Inc.
AIF Atlantic Innovation Fund
AIMAP Aquaculture Innovation and Market Access Program
AVC UPEI Atlantic Veterinary College
BC CAHS British Columbia Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences
BCSGA British Columbia Shellfish Grower's Association
BIO Bedford Institute of Oceanography
CAISN Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network
CAER DFO Centre for Aquaculture and Environment Research
CAMP Coordinated Area Management Production
CCFI Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation
CeMIM–MAPAQ Centre maricole des îles–de–la–Madeleine
CEVAM Centre d'Étude et de Valorisation des Algues Marines
CGP Atlantic Cod Genomics and Broodstock Development Project
cGRASP Consortium for Genomics Research on all Salmonids Project
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CIMTAN Canadian Integrated MultiTrophic Aquaculture Network
CLD Centre local de développement des îles–de–la–Madeleine
CSR–VIU Centre for Shellfish Research, Vancouver Island University
CTPA Centre technologique des produits aquatiques
CTSS Centre de transfert et de sélection des salmonidÉs inc.
CZRI Coastal Zones Research Institute Inc (U Moncton Shippegan Campus)
DEPOMOD a particle tracking computer model
DFA Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
DFO Fisheries and Oceans Canada
DFOAIS DFO Aquatic Invasive Species
EC Environment Canada
EPAQ École des pêches et de l'aquaculture du Québec
FCR Feed conversion ratio
FQRNT Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies
FSCP Fisheries Science Collaborative Program
GFC Gulf Fisheries Centre
GRDI DFO – Genomics Research and Development Initiative
HMSC Huntsman Marine Science Centre
IFREMER Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer
IHNV Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus
IML Institut Maurice–Lamontagne
IMR Institute of Marine Research Bergen (Norway)
IMTA Integrated MultiTrophic Aquaculture
INRS Institut national de recherche scientifique
IOS Institute of Ocean Sciences
IPSFAD Interprovincial Partnership for Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture Development Inc.
IRAP National Research Council Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program
IRZC Institut de recherche sur les zones côtières inc.
ISA Infectious Salmon Anemia
ISMER Institut des Sciences de la Mer
LARSA Laboratoire régional des sciences aquatiques (U Laval)
MAMROT Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire
MAPAQ Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
MDEIE Développement Économique, innovation et exportation
MHC Marine Harvest Canada
MI Memorial University of Newfoundland Marine Institute
MI—CASD Memorial University of Newfoundland Marine Institute Centre Aquaculture and Seafood Development
MLI Maurice Lamontagne Institute
MNRF Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune
MUN Memorial University of Newfoundland
MUN OSC Memorial University of Newfoundland – Ocean Sciences Centre
NAIA Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association
NBDAA New Brunswick Department of Agriculture and Aquaculture
NBIF New Brunswick Innovation Foundation
NL DFA Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
NOCS National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, UK
NRC National Research Council Canada
NRC–IMB Institute of Marine Biosciences
NS DFA Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
OSAP Ontario Student Assistance Program
PARR Program for Aquaculture Regulatory Research
PBS Pacific Biological Station
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compounds
PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction
PEIAA PEI Aquaculture Alliance
PEI–DFARD Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development
PIT Passive Integrated Transponder
POP Persistent Organic Pollutants
PSF Pacific Salmon Forum
QTL Quantitative Trait Loci
RAQ Réseau Aquaculture Québec
RPC Research and Productivity Council
RPPGR Regroupement des pêcheurs professionnels de Grande–Rivière
RPPSG Regroupement des Pêcheurs Professionnels du Sud de la Gaspésie
SABS St. Andrews Biological Station
SFU Simon Fraser University
SME Small– and Medium–sized Enterprises
SODIM Société de Développement de l'Industrie Maricole
SORDAC Société de recherche et de développement en aquaculture continentale
SPI Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation
SSHRC Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
STRADDAQ Stratégie de développement durable de l'aquaculture en eau douce au Québec
SW Seawater
T–PODs fully automated, static, passive acoustic monitoring systems
UBC University of British Columbia
UMCS Université de Moncton campus de Shippagan
UNB University of New Brunswick
UNBSJ University of New Brunswick Saint John
UPEI University of Prince Edward Island
UPEI–AVC UPEI Atlantic Veterinary College
UQAR Université du Québec á Rimouski
UQAR–ISMER Université du Québec á Rimouski - Institut des Sciences de la Mer
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
VHSV Viral Hemorrhagic Septicaemia virus
VIU Vancouver Island University