Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review 2017

Glossary

Term
Definition

AAFC
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

AAR
Aquaculture Activity Regulations

AARS
Alma Aquaculture Research Station (U Guelph)

AC
Assimilative Capacity

ACC
Algal Carbon Conversion

ACFFA
Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association

ACOA
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

ACOA-AIF
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency – Atlantic Innovation Fund

ACRDP
Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (DFO)

ADCP
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

AGD
Amoebic Gill Disease

AIF
Atlantic Innovation Fund

AIS
Aquatic Invasive Species

Al
Aluminum

APC
Artificial Positive Control

ARM
Artificial Reference Material

As
Arsenic

AVC
Atlantic Veterinary College (UPEI)

BC
British Columbia

BCSFA
British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association

BCSGA
British Columbia Shellfish Grower’s Association

BDP
Business Development Program

BHA
Bassin du Havre Aubert

BKD
Bacterial Kidney Disease

BOD
Biochemical Oxygen Demand / Biochemical Oxygen Demanding

Ca
Calcium

CAAHRD
Centre for Aquatic Animal Health Research and Diagnostics (DFO)

CAISN
Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network

CARTI
Centre for Applied Research, Technology, and Innovation (NIC)

CAT
Center for Aquaculture Technologies

CATC
Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada

CCA
Closed Containment Aquaculture

CCGS
Canadian Coast Guard Ship

CCH
Centre for Coastal Health

CCI
College and Community Innovation Program (NSERC)

Cd
Cadmium

CDBQ
Centre de développement Bioalimentaire du Québec

CÉGEP
General and Vocational College (Québec)

CERC
Canada Excellence Research Chair

CFIA
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

CIHR
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

CIMTAN
Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

CRCP
Canada Research Chairs Program

CTD
Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth

Cu
Copper

CyHV-3
Cyprinid Herpesvirus 3

CZRI
Coastal Zones Research Institute

DAAF
Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fisheries (New Brunswick)

Dalhousie U
Dalhousie University

DEB
Dynamic Energy Budget

DELG
Department of the Environment and Local Government (New Brunswick)

DFA
Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Newfoundland and Labrador

DFARD
Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development (PEI)

DFO
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

DIDSON
Dual frequency IDentification SONar

DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid

Duke U
Duke University

EB
Emamectin Benzoate

ECC
Ecological Carrying Capacity

ECCC
Environment and Climate Change Canada

eDNA
Environmental DNA

Eh
Redox Potential

ELISA
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

ENGO
Environmental Non-Governmental Organization

EPAQ
École des Pêches de l'Aquaculture et du Québec

FAP
Fonds d'Amorçage de Partenariat

Fe
Iron

FFAW
Fish, Food, and Allied Workers Union

FIMTA
Freshwater Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture

FL
Fork Length

FRQNT
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies

FRQS
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé

FRQSC
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture

FSWEP
Federal Student Work Experience Program

FVCOM
Finite Volume Coastal Ocean Model

Glasgow U
Glasgow University

GPS
Global Positioning System

GRDI
Genomics Research and Development Initiative (DFO)

GWAS
Genome-Wide Association Studies

HC
Health Canada

HMSC
Huntsman Marine Science Centre

HPLC
High Performance Liquid Chromatography

HQP
Highly Qualified Personnel

HSMI
Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflamation

iBoF
Inner Bay of Fundy

ICAM
Integrated Coastal Area Management

IFREMER
French Research Institute for Exploration of the Sea

IHN
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis

IHNV
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus

IMTA
Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture

IPC
Internal positive control

IPMP
Integrated Pest Management Practices

IRAP
Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC)

IRC
Industrial Research Chairs (NSERC)

IRCC
Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges (NSERC)

ISA
Infectious Salmon Anemia

ISAV
Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus

ISMER
Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski (UQAR)

ISO
International Organization for Standards

ITC
Introductions and Transfers Committee

K
Potassium

KCS
Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd.

KHVD
Koi Herpes Virus Disease

LED
Light Emitting Diode

LTER
Long Term Ecological Research

MAPAQ
Quebec Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food

MAS
Marker Assisted Selection

McGill U
McGill University

MDEIE
Ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation, Québec

MÉES
Ministère de l’éducation et de l’enseignement supérieur du Québec [Québec Ministry of Higher Education and Training]

MERP
Marine Environmental Research Program (BCSFA)

Mg
Magnesium

MIMTA
Marine Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture

MITACS
Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems

Mn
Manganese

MNRF
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Mount Allison U
Mount Allison University

MPA
Marine Protected Area

MSX
Multinucleate Sphere X

MUN
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Na
Sodium

NAAHLS
National Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory System (DFO)

NAAHP
National Aquatic Animal Health Program (DFO)

NaPi
Sodium phosphate

NB
New Brunswick

NBDAAF
New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fisheries

NBIF
New Brunswick Innovation Foundation

NBRPC
New Brunswick Research Productivity Council

NCAG
National Contaminants Advisory Group (DFO)

NCLDV
Nucleo-Cytoplasmic Large DNA Virus

NCP
National Conservation Plan

NIC
North Island College

NL
Newfoundland and Labrador

NOAA
US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

Nord U
Nord University

NRC
National Research Council

NSCC
Nova Scotia Community College

NSDFA
Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

NSERC
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

NV
Namao Virus

OA
Ocean Acidification

OGS
Ontario Graduate Scholarship

OIE
World Organization for Animal Health

OMAFRA
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (now Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food)

OPC
Opportunistic Polychaete Complex

OTN
Ocean Tracking Network

P
Phosphorus

PARR
Program for Aquaculture Regulatory Research

Pb
Lead

PCR
Polymerase Chain Reaction

PDF
Postdoctoral Fellowship

PEI
Prince Edward Island

PEIAA
Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance

PEI-DFARD
Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Rural Development

PGD
Proliferative Gill Disease/Disorder

PGI
Proliferative Gill Inflammation

ppm
Parts per million

ppt
Parts per thousand

PRV
Piscine Reovirus

PSC
Pacific Salmon Commission

PSF
Pacific Salmon Foundation

qPCR
Quantitative (Real-Time) Polymerase Chain Reaction

QTL
Quantitative Trait Loci

RAQ
Ressources Aquatiques Québec

RAS
Recirculating Aquaculture System

RNA
Ribonucleic Acid

ROV
Remotely Operated Vehicle

RPC
Research and Productivity Council (NB)

RT-qPCR
Reverse Transcriptase Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction

SABM
Société des Amis du Biodôme de Montréal

SAV
Salmon Alphavirus

SFU
Simon Fraser University

SGPV
Salmon Gill Poxvirus

SIMCorp
Sweeney International Marine Corp.

SME
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

sNCLDV
Sturgeon Nucleo-Cytoplasmic Large DNA Virus

SNP
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

SODIM
Société de Développement de l’Industrie Maricole Inc.

SORDAC
Société de Recherche et de Développement en Aquaculture Continentale Inc.

SPDV
Salmon Pancreas Disease Virus

SSHRC
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

StFX
St. Francis Xavier University

STZ
Shellfish Transfer Zone

SVCV
Spring Veremia of Carp Virus

TFM
3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol

Trent U
Trent University

U Geneva
University of Geneva

U Guelph
University of Guelph

U Laval
University of Laval

U Maine
University of Maine

U Moncton
University of Moncton

U of M
University of Manitoba

U of T
University of Toronto

U Turku
University of Turku

U Washington
University of Washington

U Waterloo
University of Waterloo

U Windsor
University of Windsor

UBC
Univeristy of British Columbia

UBO
University of Western Brittany Brest

UdeM
University of Montréal

UNB
University of New Brunswick

UNBF
University of New Brunswick – Fredericton

UNBSJ
University of New Brunswick – Saint John

UPEI
Univeristy of Prince Edward Island

UPEI – AVC
University of Prince Edward Island – Atlantic Veterinary College

UQAC
University of Quebec – Chicoutimi

UQAR
University of Quebec – Rimouski

US-EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency

USFWS
United States Fish and Wildlife Services

USGS
United States Geological Survey

UV
Ultraviolet

UVic
University of Victoria

UW
University Centre of the Westfjords (Iceland)

VHS
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia

VHSV
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus

VIU
Vancouver Island University

WLU
Wilfrid Laurier University

WSIV
White Sturgeon iridovirus

WSSV
White Spot Syndrome Virus

Zn
Zinc