Looking to learn more about aquaculture? You can find more information on the links below. All information provided here comes directly from peer-reviewed or government sources.
Get The Facts
- Aquaculture Fact Sheet 2020
- The Basics of Farmed Seafood: A Roundup
- The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020 – In Brief
- Canadian Farmed Oysters – A Summary
- Why Choose Farmed Over Wild?
- Are mussels the food of the future? (Jan. 2021)
- Cleaning the Seas with Mussel and Oyster Farms (Dec. 2020)
- Meeting global nutrition needs through responsible aquaculture (Dec. 2020)
- The Case for Sustainable Aquaculture: Why It’s Critical for Our World & How You Can Support It (Oct. 2020)
- Big Fish – The Aquaculture Revolution (Collection) (August 2020)
- Sustainability of farmed fish not as bad as previously thought (August 2020)
- Dalhousie research reveals nutritional differences between salmon species (July 2020)
- Report shows farmed salmon’s progress in sustainability (June 2020)
- Fish farms carbon footprint among lowest affirms study (Sept. 2019)
- Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With Fish Farming (August 2019)
- Different methods of growing oysters (July 2015)
- Mission in Action – Creating More Sustainable Salmon Feed
- Aquaculture and… (Video Series)
- Deeper Dive: Land-based salmon farming in British Columbia
- The Future of Aquaculture: Creating a Resilient Industry through Nutrition
- Oysters Clean the Bay
- Mussels at Work: A Time Lapse Demonstration
- “Salmon Farming’s Ripple Effect”
- General Aquaculture Resource Page
- Aquaculture Science & Research
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has the lead federal role in managing Canada’s fisheries and safeguarding its waters. The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), a Special Operating Agency within DFO, is responsible for services and programs that contribute to the safety, security, and accessibility of Canada’s waterways.
The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture has a legislated mandate to manage, promote, support and develop the fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing industries that contribute to the economic, environmental and social prosperity of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities.
- Current Aquaculture Operations in Nova Scotia (Map)