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AQUACULTURE NEWS

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DFO Issues Call for Proposals Under its Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP)

by Barry Snow on December 18, 2015

The Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP) is a Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) initiative to increase the level of collaborative research and development activity between the aquaculture industry and the department.   Read more.

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NEW REPORT ON IMPACT OF AQUACULTURE ON PROVINCIAL ECONOMY

by wade on January 28, 2015

The economic impact of the provincial aquaculture industry from 2003 to 2013 are outlined in a new report released today titled Economic Impacts of the Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry. The report provides information about the aquaculture industry's impact on provincial GDP, employment, and labour income. Read more.

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ADAPTING GIS SOFTWARE TO ENHANCE MUSSEL FARMING

by wade on September 4, 2014

(Green Bay, NL, 28 August 2014) Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new fish management software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced $30,180 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program today to help Sunrise Fish Farms Inc. in Green Bay and its sister company Connaigre Fish Farms Inc. in the Coast of Bays pursue the project.
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