Alma Aquaculture Projects

Upper limits for insect meal inclusion in salmonid diets using biological and economic endpoints

Lead Applicant: Neil Rooney

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems 

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2023/2024

Research Centre: Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre

Gas lift pumping technology for moving heavy fluids and mixtures in food systems

Lead Applicant: Wael Ahmed

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Alma Aquaculture Research Station

Improving the growth, gut health and immune response of fish by feeding insects, pre/probiotics and fatty acids

Lead Applicant: David Huyben

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre

Non-lethal transcriptional profiling of growth in rainbow trout

Lead Applicant: Nicholas Bernier

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 2

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre

Research Summary: Validating a new genetic tool for monitoring the growth and health of fish in aquaculture settings and determining the usefulness of repeated tissue sampling that does not kill the fish.