St. Andrews Biological Station

Dedicated to excellence in aquatic sciences since 1908

St. Andrews Biological Station

The St. Andrews Biological Station is Atlantic Canada’s oldest permanent marine research facility. Science conducted at the Biological Station encompasses the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine as well as coastal ecosystems and traditional fisheries in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

About SABS

The St. Andrews Biological Station
 

Coastal Ocean Research

Studying the marine coastal environment to better understand the effects of industrial and recreational activities on the ecosystem.

Overview of Coastal Ocean Research

Coastal Ocean Research
 

Population Ecology Research

Research and stock evaluations provide scientific advice for the management of fisheries and the Species at Risk program.

Overview of Population Ecology Research

Population Ecology Research
 

Aquaculture and Biological Interactions Research

Station scientists use a multi-disciplinary approach to enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of the Canadian aquaculture industry.

Overview of Aquaculture and Biological Interactions Research

Aquaculture and Biological Interactions Research
 

Sea Lice Research

Researchers study the sea lice life cycle, behaviour and green technology methods to reduce their persistence near aquaculture sites in the marine environment.

Overview of Sea Lice Research

Sea Lice Research