Stronger Salmon



Drs. Kurt Gamperl and Mark Fast know a thing or two about fish aquaculture.

In fact, they have spent the past 15 years researching methods for improving the aquaculture production of salmon and other fish species, and for reducing the impact of pathogens and changing environmental conditions that can lead to poor health and disease.

Disease can have sizeable impacts on this industry, which has an annual production worth over $100 million per year in Newfoundland.

Dr. Gamperl, a professor at the Department of Ocean Sciences, Faculty of Science, and Dr. Fast, associate professor at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, are leading a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured Atlantic salmon using.................................


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