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Project funded by NOAA SK award


All Atlantic cod projects at CCAR:

2004 demonstration project

2006 partnership with Great Bay Aquaculture

2009 investigation of cod cataracts

2010 breeding program

2010 Cod Academy














Atlantic Cod Breeding Program

  • Selective breeding program established
  • Rearing 50 full sib families from egg to harvest
  • Representatives of each family held in land-based broodstock facilities
  • Performance traits assessed through growout cycle
  • Project will result in superior broodstocks


Cod breeding system


Cod juveniles 2010