Final Report Released

The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association today released the proceedings from its annual general meeting, technical reviews and research workshop held November 29 – December 1, 2010. This meeting brought together aquaculture industry representatives from various provinces with other stakeholders to learn the preliminary results of the various initiatives and research projects undertaken in 2010 and to help plan a research program for 2011.
 
Over 160 individuals attended this meeting, including representatives from various pharmaceutical companies and federal and provincial regulators as well as other interested stakeholders such as students, researchers, fishery and conservation representatives and, of course, industry representatives from British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and New Brunswick. 
 
This meeting was gratefully supported by: Fisheries and Ocean’s Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program, Solvay Chemicals, Novartis Animal Health, Intervet / Schering Plough, Pharmaq AS, Aqua Pharma, The Fish Vet Group, Future Nets and Northeast Nutrition.
 
Click to read the 2011 Technical Report and 2011 Sea Lice Management and Program Development Workshop Final Report, please click here.
 
The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, formerly known as the New Brunswick Salmon Growers’ Association, is an industry-funded association that works on behalf of the salmon farming industry in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The ACFFA represents 95 per cent of salmon production in the Maritime region in addition to a wide range of supporting companies and organizations.
 
For more information, please contact:
Pamela Parker
Executive Director
Ph: 506-755-3526
Email: p.parker@atlanticfishfarmers.com