New Technology May Help Determine Bluefin Tuna Stocks
Department of Fisheries and Oceans research scientist Dr. Gary Melvin is leading a study into determining how abundant bluefin tuna are in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
In mid-September, Melvin and researchers conducted hydroacoustic studies in North Lake, Prince Edward Island to obtain data on bluefin populations.
The crew deployed an underwater, multi-beam sonar technology to locate the tuna.
Melvin wants to see if the sonar can accurately define not only the number, but the size and ...
Kraken Named to Marine Technology Top 100 List
Kraken Sonar Inc. recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has again been named by Marine Technology Reporter to the MTR 100 — a list of the 100 most influential companies in the international marine technology marketplace.
This is the third year in a row that Kraken has been selected for the list. Kraken was one of 12 Canadian companies named and the only company selected from Newfoundland and Labrador.
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P.E.I. Announces Program to Expand Advanced Marine Technology Sector
The Prince Edward Island government will support the growth of the marine technology sector, fostering an environment to attract companies to the Island and to expand existing operations, says Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Heath MacDonald.
“Today we open a new chapter in our province’s rich marine history, and we unveil an important component of Sales Force PEI,” said Minister MacDonald. “This new program will encourage the province’s existing advanced marine ...