Fisheries and Land Resources

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Aquatic Animal Health Division


The main responsibilities include:

  • Conduct frontline Veterinary medicine by providing aquaculture health extension services, develop aquaculture health policies, create and oversee management plans, conduct applied research, surveillance and biosecurity programs.
  • Laboratory diagnostic services for finfish and shellfish clients, active and passive surveillance, applied research programs for Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Aquaculture clients include finfish and shellfish producers, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Environment Canada and Memorial University of Newfoundland.


Aquatic Animal Health Division
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL
A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-6872
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