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Geoff Perry

Job Title: Senior Advisor, Aquaculture
Employer: Fisheries Management Branch -Newfoundland Region; Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Further Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.Sc.), University of Ottawa (MBA).
Geographic focus of research: Newfoundland

Brief synopsis of current research:
Investigations on behaviour, distribution and abundance of escaped farmed salmonids (atlantic salmon and steelhead trout) near farms and the role escaped fish play in the vector mechanisms of pathogens. Development and evaluation of technology to recapture escaped salmonids to reduce financial impacts to farmers and reduce potential negative impacts on indigenous salmonid populations.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 5667, St. John's NF A1C 5X1