Net Pen Liver Disease Workshop

 

Net Pen Liver Disease Workshop:  What we know.  What we don’t know.

May 29, 2015
Maritime Heritage Centre
Campbell River, BC

Sponsored by:  Fisheries & Oceans Canada, Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., Ewos Canada & BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Hosted by:  Grieg Seafood BC Ltd

Agenda                               Final Report

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:40 Introduction – Dr. Jim Powell (BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences)
9:40 – 10:10 Dr. Michael Kent (Oregon State University, Department of Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences) – Netpen Liver Disease: Pathology, source of disease & links to Microcystin
10:10 – 10:40 Dr. Barry Milligan (Grieg Seafood BC Ltd) – Site Case Study of Net Pen Liver Disease in Preharvest Fish
10:40 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Heindrich Snyman (BC Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Health Centre) – Histopathology of chronic liver disease in Atlantic Salmon raised in Nootka sound in 2014.
11:30 – 12:00 Morning Presentation Discussion & Questions
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00—1:30 Dr. Stephanie Smith (Beagle Bioproducts Inc) – Looking for Microcystin Associated with Netpen Liver Disease: Does ADDA Add Up
1:30– 2:00 Dr. Nicky Haigh (Harmful Algae Monitoring Program) – Toxic Cyanobacteria & their possible role in Net Pen Liver Disease
2:00– 2:20 Break
2:20 – 2:50 Dr. Asit Mazumder (University of Victoria, Department of Biology) – Causes & Consequences of Algal Toxins in Aquatic Systems & Food Webs
2:50 – 4:00 Workshop Discussion & Closing Comments

Contact

Address

871A Island Highway
Campbell River, BC
V9W 2C2

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