Archive Projects

2013 Campbell River Oceans Day - June 7, 2013


Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

- Projects as featured in the biannual


Health of juvenile salmon during early seawater residency and migration past salmon farms

Development and assessment of a sea lice removal system for farmed salmon

Identification and quantification of Kudoa thyrsites-specific DNA in seawater

Implementation of real time PCR for fish pathogen screening at the BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Genomic characterization of jaundice-associated mortality events in cultured Chinook Salmon

Early detection of “Soft flesh” in Atlantic Salmon


Control of post-harvest myoliquefaction in farmed Atlantic Salmon

Discovery Passage plankton monitoring and juvenile salmon assessment

Stress resistance selection and better growth in Atlantic Cod

Bioassay protocol development to determine susceptibility of sea lice from BC salmon farms to therapeutants

Kudoa thyrsites – increasing our knowledge


Efficacy of the APEX vaccine in Atlantic salmon subjected to an IHNV exposure simulating natural and/or elevated field challenges

Rapid IHN detection technique piloted in BC project

New rapid detection technique offers new tools to manage IHNV

BC project implements new cryopreservation technology for aquaculture

Juvenile coho monitoring project

Measuring the overall health of out-migrating juvenile pink salmon

Will Scottish sentinel cage technology work in the Broughton Archipelago?

Project investigates sources of impacts to clam gardens in the Broughton Archipelago

BC project builds aquatic science capacity in aboriginal communities

BC aquaculture and environment capacity-building initiative continues growth


Can new vaccines reduce KUDOA infection in Atlantic salmon?

Developing a vaccine against microsporidial gill disease in salmon

BC researchers test efficacy of IHN vaccine in Atlantic salmon

Incorporating natural cycles of sea lice production into management for sustainable aquaculture