Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture


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Latest News

Independent Aquaculture Regulatory Review Panel Releases Draft Report
Nova Scotia's Independent Aquaculture Regulatory Review Panel released its draft report today, July 4, for public review and feedback. - 2014/07/04 - 09:57 (full text)
Independent Report Released on Land-Based, Closed-Containment Salmon Aquaculture
An independent report commissioned by government says growing Atlantic salmon in land-based, closed-containment is technically feasible, but its commercial viability remains to be proven. - 2014/06/25 - 10:23 (full text)
Free Fishing Weekend June 7, 8
Don't have a general fishing licence? No problem. People are encouraged to try their hand at sport fishing for free on Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8. - 2014/05/28 - 11:31 (full text)

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