Global Cleanerfish Workshop

8:30 am to 4:30 pm, September 24, 2019

Delta Hotel, St. John’s, NL



As part of the Cold Harvest Conference and Trade show, the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is organizing the second Global Cleanerfish Workshop in collaboration with Memorial University and our member salmon aquaculture companies.

The main purpose of the workshop is to survey the state of cleanerfish production globally and to fill knowledge gaps with respect to the scale-up of production and use of cleanerfish (lumpfish and cunner) in Atlantic Canada.

The workshop will feature international expert speakers from: Canada, United Kingdom, Faroe Islands, Belgium, Norway, Ireland and Iceland. 

Experts’ presentations and group discussions will include topics such as:

  • Broodstock Husbandry, Hatchery and Juvenile Production
  • Best Practices in Cleanerfish Transport and Cage Site Use
  • Wild Collection and Population Dynamics
  • Cleanerfish Fish Health and Nutrition
  • Cleanerfish Regulatory Considerations

Costs:  Cold Harvest delegates – $25 + HST.  Non-registered guests – $150. + HST

To register for the workshop please go to the registration page for the Cold Harvest Conference and Trade Show.

Conference Registration