Ocean Aware project puts $29 million in play for development of fish tracking technology in Atlantic Canada

Fishing, shipping and energy companies in Atlantic Canada are teaming up with the federal government to ramp up knowledge of the ocean and to devise and deploy new technologies to assess wild fish stocks and monitor the health of farmed fish.

Tuesday, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (COS) announced the Ocean Aware Project for Atlantic Canada. It’s the largest block of funding announced to date by the government-funded organization.

It puts $29 million in play for the region, with $13.74 million coming from COS and $15.7 million from industry and academia.

Read more on the Chronicle Herald website here.

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