Consumer News

  • International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health

    This International Symposium is held on a four year cycle, with the last meeting taking place in 2014 in Portland Oregon USA.  The Symposium is broad in scientific scope, geographic range, and impact to the Aquatic Animal Health Community worldwide.  Previous meetings have drawn Aquatic Animal Health Professionals from across the globe.Read More >
  • Climate Change and Aquaculture

    One of the keys to the success of our aquaculture industry is the open environment it operates in.  Combined with enabling climatic conditions, our members recognize their success is directly connected to the health of this environment.

    The condition of our water, land and air are all important contributors to our mission to successfully grow sustainable seafood. In that spirit, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance was delighted to partner with the University of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Department of Environment, Labor and Justice in co-hosting this Climate Change and Aquaculture Symposium; whichtook place on March 11th at UPEI.  The event was a tremendous success, and we want to thank everyone who participated.

    Click here to open the full story and download presentations.Read More >
  • PEI Oyster Society

    Get schucked in and become an official member of the PEI Oyster Society.  check out our Oyster Guide app as well!
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Industry News

  • Outlook for Oyster Markets in North America and Beyond

    We were lucky enough to be able to have John Sackton, founder and publisher of Seafood.com News, as our guest speaker at the recent Island Oyster Growers Group annual general meeting.  John is a globally recognized expert in seafood and fisheries markets.Outlook for Oyster Markets in North America and Beyond
  • Atlantic Fisheries Fund Presentation

    The attached presentation was given at each of the sector AGM's in the spring of 2018.  It provides details on the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.Atlantic Fisheries Fund Presentation
  • Alternative and Emerging Species Workshop

    The main goal of the workshop was to inform aquaculturists of opportunities that may exist in the culture of emerging species or in the alternative use of production products or by-products from aquaculture production. Speakers included aquaculturists, product developers, researchers, service providers and potential project funders.  Attendees were encouraged to participate and share ideas and experiences.

    The proceedings provide a summary of the presentations and discussions.  The workshop explored the opportunities that emerging and alternative species and processes may present to aquaculturists, indicated possible paths forward for new developments and identified challenges that have been or may be faced with their application.

    For links to the full proceedings, and available presentations, please open the pdf below.Alternative and Emerging Species Workshop
  • Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo

    The U.S. Experience with Oyster Diseases, and the Bright Future for Oysters in Eastern North America


    A presentation from Dr. Ryan Carnegie of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science; covering

    • Background on the major parasites and history of their impact in the US
    • Strategies that have led to rapid industry growth despite the presence of the diseases
    • Followed by Q&A and discussion regarding development of PEI Oyster Biosecurity Plan
    With funding support from Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) in partnership with the PEI Aquaculture Alliance and the University of PEI

    Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo
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