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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
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