Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture
Reports of gear adrift near an aquaculture site on Long Island, Digby Co., are being investigated by fisheries inspectors.
An amendment to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act will allow a financial contribution to be collected on the sale of lobster, if the industry chooses to implement one.
The aquaculture industry was worth more than $54.3 million in 2013 and directly employed 636 men and women in full- and part-time positions. At present, there are 44 companies actively farming fish in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia’s sport fishing season is now open. Download your copy of the 2015 angler’s handbook at:
Fisheries and Aquaculture staff have completed their initial visits to aquaculture sites in Nova Scotia. Preliminary results suggest extreme cold weather is to blame for the fish mortalities.
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