CCFI is a facilitator for innovation in the seafood industry. We work with stakeholders across the country and with various sizes and types of operations, including harvesting, processing, and aquaculture. Our goal is to help all innovators and problem solvers enhance Canada's place as a world leader in the burgeoning Blue Economy.
SECTORS WE SERVE
Canada's harvesting sector has thrived for over 200 years; operating off the coasts of a country that has the longest coastline in the world and some of the most plentiful freshwater resources.
Today, more than half the world seafood is produced from sea farming. Global aquaculture production reached a record 122.6 million tonnes, with a total value of $281.5 billion
Evaluating Unique Stimuli to Help Catch Snow Crab
Cleaner Fish Research to Protect Salmon
Exploring the Potential of Seaweed
Managing Waste Materials From Seafood Production
Enhancing Sea Urchin Harvesting
Supporting Sea Cucumber Industry Growth
tidepool Article: Spotted Wolffish Project
tidepool article from Ocean Sciences, Memorial University highlighting the new and exciting semi-commercial multi-year Spotted Wolffish Project that CCFI, partnered with Amar Seafoods Ltd, has been involved with, focusing on Spotted Wolffish in Newfoundland & Labrador
Win-Win-Win Situation: Bringing Technologies to Market
Previous MUN Gazette Article highlights successful partnerships in innovation in Fisheries and Seafood industry.
Keith Hutchings: CCFI Can Assess Seal Impact on Cod Stocks
The CCFI can provide the expertise needed to evaluate the effect of seals on fish stock recovery. This knowledge is crucial to inform conservation and management strategies that are designed to ensure sustainable fishing practices.