Pacific cleanerfish project proves its worth

the Fish Site 18 April 2017, at 1:00am Following the successful deployment of a number of species notably lumpsuckers and ballan wrasse as cleanerfish in salmon cages in the eastern Atlantic, the aquaculture industry in BC has been seeking to find a fish native to the...

Local perch species clean sea lice from salmon, research finds

Vancouver Sun – Randy Shore Published on: April 2, 2017 | Last Updated: April 2, 2017 5:02 PM PDT Two local species of Pacific perch are showing aptitude as “cleaner fish” for salmon aquaculture, which could reduce the need for chemical treatments of sea lice on...

A whale of a celebration set for Oceans Day

http://www.campbellrivermirror.com/lifestyles/261146821.htmlCampbell River MirrorMay 29, 2014There will be many activities happening at the Pier on Saturday, June 7, when Campbell River celebrates Oceans Day.This fun-filled and free family-oriented event takes place...

Our thoughts – Campbell River’s waterfront

This letter was sent to both of our local newspapers (Campbell River Mirror & Campbell River Courier-Islander) on Feb 21, 2014. It was published in the Campbell River Courier-Islander on Feb 26, 2014. To the editor, We read with much interest the proposal for the...

Young coho get ‘flu shot’ in unique program

By Neil Cameron Campbell River Courier-Islander; -With Files From DFO December 7, 2012 About 40,000 young coho are getting their flu shot in a trial inoculation for native coho salmon at Quinsam River Salmon Hatchery in Campbell River. And it could help fisheries...