Aquaculture and Marine Plants

  1. Website Changes Announcement

    Commitment to transparency for the public.

  2. Economic Impact

    The aquaculture industry was worth more than $88 million in 2018 and directly employed 519 men and women in full- and part-time positions. At present, there are 149 companies actively farming fish in Nova Scotia.

  3. Nova Scotia Aquaculture Research and Development Funding

    The Nova Scotia Aquaculture Research and Development Funding Program supports scientific research and development projects that address industry challenges and foster innovation.

  4. Rockweed

    All information relating to Rockweed and other marine plants can be found in the Aquaculture and Marine Plants section. This includes Rockweed information that was previously listed under the Commercial Fishing section.