Could algae replace fish oils and meal to feed farmed fish? In this fascinating video, Dr. Stefanie Colombo talks about the advantages of plant-based proteins as a healthier, more sustainable, more environmentally friendly alternative. The Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture Nutrition at Dalhousie University is using genomics to explore these and other nutrition questions relating to fish health.
A profile by Quentin Casey on Genome Atlantic in the latest issue of Atlantic Business’ Natural Resources Magazine shows how genomics is driving innovation in Atlantic Canada.
Each day, billions of tons of seawater flow through the Bay of Fundy, driven by the bay’s powerful tides. Tracking sea life, particularly swift-moving fish, in that mess of churning water is a challenge, including for tidal power developers who must monitor the environmental impact of their technologies in the bay.