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Inspection Services
   
     
Custom Fish Health Assessment    

RPC’s Fish Health team had been delivering field, diagnostic and inspection services for over 17 years to the aquaculture industry in Atlantic Canada.  The team includes a formerly certified DFO Fish Health Official with US Title 50 Certification status under the previous Canadian federal fish health regulatory regime, scientists with doctoral and master’s degrees, and a group of highly skilled and experienced technicians.

Fish Health Management

  • Consultations to familiarize with farm history including past fish health obstacles, farm inlet and effluent, onsite stocks, husbandry practices, biosecurity procedures, and farm production systems.
  • Prepare a comprehensive custom Fish Health Assessment according to farm and stock needs
  • Schedule assessments and reports to coincide with transfers
  • Pre-scheduling and reminder calls
  • Record keeping of past inspections/assessments
  • On-call service
  • Explanation of diagnostic test and services
  • Disease screening for all life stages
  • On site post mortem service
  • Clear easy to understand reports, including detailed post mortem notes and summaries

Broodstock Screening

  • Prescreening and screening at time of spawning according to provincial requirements
  • On-site post mortem service
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Rapid turnaround time of results

We provide:

  • Knowledgeable, experienced, and reliable staff
  • Client confidentiality
  • Well equipped diagnostic laboratory
  • Support team of microbiologists, molecular biologist and geneticists
  • Prompt and courteous service
  • Competitive pricing
 

 

   
CONTACT
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Rebecca Liston
Fish Health Specialist
Tel: 506.452.1212
Toll Free: 1.800.563.0844
info@rpc.ca

Dr. Ben Forward
Department Head, Food, Fisheries & Aquaculture
Tel: 506.452.1212
Toll Free: 1.800.563.0844
info@rpc.ca

 
   
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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Fish Health Services (PDF)
Important Shipment Information (PDF)

 
   
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