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


What's life without lobster?


Truro Daily News

Lobster industry told to leverage Canadian brand


Cantech Letter   

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




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


April 23, 2015
Notice to Fish Harvesters - Snow Crab
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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
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March 27, 2015
Variation Order - Shrimp
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February 4, 2015
Lobster Symposium 2015
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December 11, 2014
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October 28, 2014
Variation Order - Scallop Fishing Area 24
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October 20, 2014
Correction on close date for 2014 Eel fishers
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October 16, 2014
Close date correction - 3rd Opening - 2014 Halibut Fishery
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