Aquaculture science and research

R&D, targeted and collaborative research, peer-reviewed processes, technologies, species research.

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Services and information

Program for Aquaculture Regulatory Research

Research to advance understanding of interactions between aquaculture and the aquatic environment.

Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program

Government and industry collaborate for research on fish health and ecosystem interactions.

Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat

The results of peer-reviewed science and advisory processes related to aquaculture.

Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Biannual review of an ongoing collection of the aquaculture R&D projects from across Canada.

Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA)

Scientists study the potential benefits of growing finfish, shellfish and marine plants together.

Species research

Research on aquaculture species using new technologies and innovative techniques.

Aquatic animal health science

Programs and research supporting the health of aquatic animals such as shellfish and marine mammals.

Closed containment

A wide range of barrier technologies used in aquaculture to restrict and control interactions.

Aquaculture environmental risk assessments

How environmental risk assessments are conducted on aquaculture projects.

What we are doing

Features

Improving Aquaculture Regulations

Aquaculture site

Find information about the Aquaculture Regulatory Reform in Canada and its goal to support sustainable growth in the sector while safeguarding the environment.

Species farmed in Canada

Illustration of farmed salmon

Search profiles of farmed fish and shellfish in Canada.