APRIL 2017
BC Seafood Expo - June 12 - 13 - Comox Valley
Session Feature: Aquaculture and
Marketing Research Projects

The Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review is produced every two years by Fisheries and Oceans Canada in association with the Aquaculture Association of Canada.  It is an ongoing compendium of the aquaculture research and development projects from across the country. This session will showcase selected research projects being undertaken by the BC seafood industry that have a direct application to expanding the production of BC seafood. 
Dr. Stephen Cross - Speaker
North Island College
Presentation: Exploring the potential for salmon-kelp integrated aquaculture in BC.


Dr. Shannon Balfry - Speaker
BC Centre for Aquatic Health Science
Presentation: Are sea lice are on the menu for local perch species?
Michelle Paterson - Speaker
Vancouver Island University
Presentation:  Atlantic salmon aquaculture in BC:  New research into social-cultural characteristics of the sector.
Dr. Sarah Dudas - Speaker
Vancouver Island University
Presentation: The presence of microplastics in cultured shellfish, potential impacts, and mitigation measures.
Dan McPhee - Moderator
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Dan has worked within the Science Sector at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), in Ottawa, for over ten years. Getting his start in the Genomics and Biotechnology Program, he has subsequently spent the last five years with programs that directly relate to aquaculture science. He is currently the National Coordinator for the Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP) and was the lead editor for the 2015 and 2017 versions of the Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review.
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