Acid Rain FAQ
Access information about Aquaculture science, which consists of research and the transfer of the latest technologies to the rapidly growing aquaculture industry.
Learn about the finfish species such as Atlantic salmon, steelhead, rainbow trout and tilapia that are raised in Canadian aquaculture. Includes pictures and background information for each species.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada glossary
Find information on MSX, a parasitic disease that affects only oysters, posing no risk to other bivalve molluscs, or to human health.
Read about questions of interest in aquaculture such as the environmental impact of salmon farming, the nutritional value of farmed salmon and other topics.
Read this overview of the aquaculture industry for definitions, species examples and statistics.
Learn about SSO, or “Seaside Organism” Disease, in which oysters are infected by a microscopic parasite that does not pose any danger to human health.
Learn about the shellfish species such as blue mussel and pacific oyster that are used in Canadian aquaculture. Includes pictures and background information.