2015 Lobster Symposium
 

 Thank You!

The Organising Committee would like to thank all participants (over 135 registrants), support staff, and the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel for their contributions - making this year’s symposium an outstanding event.   

 Click here for more information on Plenary Speakers and Themes 

A printable version (PDF) of the final program, including abstracts, can be downloaded here.  

Student Awards

Congratulations to the following students for their excellent oral and poster presentations at the symposium.  The awards were sponsored by the University of New Brunswick.

Oral presentations:                                    Poster presentations:

First Place: Noah Oppenheim                  First Place: Marthe Larsen Haarr  

Second Place: Ryan Stanley                      Second Place: Elizabeth M. Morrissey 


Media Coverage

The Guardian

Climate change could lead to more lobster in P.E.I. waters

http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2015-11-05/article-4333577/Climate-change-could-lead-to-more-lobster-in-P.E.I.-waters/1

What's life without lobster?

http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2015-11-03/article-4331769/Whats-life-without-lobster%3F/1


Truro Daily News

Lobster industry told to leverage Canadian brand

http://www.trurodaily.com/Business/2015-11-09/article-4337692/Lobster-industry-told-to-leverage-Canadian-brand/1


Cantech Letter   

PEI could be overrun with lobster because of climate change, say experts 

http://www.cantechletter.com/2015/11/pei-could-be-overrun-with-lobster-because-of-climate-change-say-experts/

     

 

The Symposium is made possible by the generous contributions of our Sponsors: 



Notices

April 24, 2015
DFO Notice - Spring Lobster Fishery - Delay
DFO Notice to Fish Harvesters - April 23, 2015 see more

April 23, 2015
Notice to Fish Harvesters - Snow Crab
see more

April 22, 2015
Spring Herring HFA 16C&E Delay
Spring Herring fishery in HFA 16C&E is postponed due to ice conditions. see more

April 22, 2015
Discussions - Opening date - PEI Spring Lobster Fishery 2015
Proceedings for upcoming discussion on opening date for spring lobster fishery on PEI for 2015: see more

April 17, 2015
Variation Order - Minimum Length - Lobster
see more

March 27, 2015
Variation Order - Shrimp
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February 4, 2015
Lobster Symposium 2015
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December 11, 2014
GSN-2014-055
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October 28, 2014
Variation Order - Scallop Fishing Area 24
see more

October 20, 2014
Correction on close date for 2014 Eel fishers
see more