ABOUT THE ONTARIO AQUACULTURE ASSOCIATION

The Ontario Aquaculture Association (OAA) was created by industry to foster growth, innovation and partnerships across the province’s thriving seafood farming sector.

By production and volume, we represent more than 95% of the aquaculture industry in Ontario, including finfish and shrimp growers, land-based and open net-pen operations, seafood for food or recreational fishing, feed suppliers and other companies invested in growing healthy, sustainable protein here in Ontario.

OAA BY THE NUMBERS

40+

Association members from across Ontario’s aquaculture value chain

$122 million+

Economic contribution of OAA members to Ontario’s economy (2018)

550+

People employed in Ontario’s farmed seafood sector (2017)

MEMBERS

Sustaining Members

Aqua-Cage Fisheries

Buzwah Fisheries

Blue Spring Trout Farms

Camp Creek Trout Farm

Cedar Crest Trout Farms

Cole-Munro Trout Farms

Gehring’s Fish Farm

Georgian Bay Salmon

Izumi Aquaculture

Lyndon Fish Hatcheries

Manitoulin Trout Farms

Odawa Island Farms

Ridgeland Aquafarms

Sapphire Springs

Springhills Fish

Three Feathers Aquaculture

Wild West Steelhead

Williamsford Trout Farm

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Susan Cole, Cole Munro Foods — President Emeritus

Marcia Chiasson, Alma Aquaculture Research Station — President

Arlen Taylor, Cedar Crest Trout Farms — Vice-President

Terry Drost, Four Links Marketing — Secretary

Sean Pressey, Waubetek Business Development Corporation — Treasurer

David Seeley, Commercial Director, Skretting North America

Kana Upton, Manager, Aqua-Cage Fisheries

RJ Taylor — Managing Director (Staff)

BECOME A MEMBER

Join more than 40 companies or individual members working to grow and strengthen the province’s farmed seafood sector.