Dec 13, 2017

As sea creatures go, juvenile lumpfish are pretty cute. Their adult counterparts? Not so much.

Regardless, the dull, lumpy bottom feeders with warty heads are not only an integral part of the provincial economy — their roe is prized in Asia as an alternative to caviar — they are also the subject of innovative research being done at Memorial University of Newfoundland that will assist both the aquaculture industry and provide insight into dietary effects on human vision.

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Nov 30, 2017

Dr. Ian Gardner honoured with lifetime achievement award

Dr. Ian Gardner, a professor of epidemiology and Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Aquatic Epidemiology at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, is being honoured with the prestigious Calvin W. Schwabe Award for lifetime achievement in veterinary epidemiology and preventive medicine.

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Nov 22, 2017

Jeffrey Hutchings takes top honour in marine science

He’s a popular professor who has high expectations for his students with an engaging and entertaining lecture style that informs, enlightens and motivates. He’s a scientist whose work on the evolution of life-histories, population dynamics and conservation biology of fishes has generated a reputation that is world- renowned.

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Nov 02, 2017

Understanding fish stocks

Noel Cadigan of Memorial University — and OFI researcher — has been named the first Ocean Choice International Research Chair in Stock Assessment and Sustainable Harvest Advice for Northwest Atlantic Fisheries.

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Oct 25, 2017

Nova Scotia government funding benefits ocean research, marine-science — and right whales

Nine research projects at four post-secondary institutions will receive more than $6.5 million in funding aimed at strengthening ocean science and marine technology development, tidal energy and combating coastal erosion.

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Oct 12, 2017

Here's why your sustainable tuna is also unsustainable

Tuna is one of the most ubiquitous seafoods. It can be eaten from a can or as high-end sashimi and in many forms in between.

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