Our Documents

‘Friends’ have been collecting raw data and conducting research to build our knowledge about salmon fish farming and the Bay. Our research includes scientific papers that have been accepted for publication by notable science journels. Plain language version of these scientific papers are listed first:

Scientific Papers - Plain Language Versions

‘Friends’ science papers published in journals are not typically 'free' for anyone to access. We are pleased to provide 'plain language' versions (shorter, easier to digest versions) of our papers below:

Impact of Finfish Aquaculture on Lobster Catches

Sea-cage Aquaculture Impacts Market and Berried Lobster (Homarus americanus) (Plain Language, PDF)

Impact of Finfish Aquaculture on Eelgrass

Potential Impacts of Finfish Aquaculture on Eelgrass (Zostera marina) beds and Possible Monitoring Metrics for Management: A Case Study in Atlantic Canada (Plain Language, PDF) and (Full Published Paper, PDF)

  • Authors: Nakia Cullain, Reba McIver, Allison L. Schmidt, Inka Milewski, Heike K. Lotze
  • Journal: PeerJ - the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences (https://peerj.com)

Nitrogen Loading and Farfield Effects

Estimating Nitrogen Loading and far-field dispersal from background sources and coastal finfish aquaculture: A simple framework and case study in Atlantic Canada (Plain Language, PDF)

  • Authors: R. McIver, Inke Milewski, R. Loucks, R. Smith
  • Journal: Elsevier, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science (https://www.elsevier.com)

Copper In Sediment and Sea Surface Microlayer

Copper in the sediment and sea surface microlayer near a fallowed, open-net fish farm (Plain Language, PDF)

  • Authors: Ronald H. Loucks, Ruth E. Smith, Clyde V. Fisher, E. Brian Fisher
  • Journal: Marine Pollution Bulletin (https://www.elsevier.com)

Other Research Documents

Documents are listed chronologically … latest Recent documents at the bottom)