Rich in tradition, PEI has a superior world-wide reputation for our quality and flavour with chefs, retailers, and consumers of cultured seafood products. The cool fresh waters of PEI’s bays and estuaries provide optimal growing conditions for farmed blue mussels and Malpeque oysters. Our abundant supply of high-quality groundwater also allows for dynamic Rainbow trout, Atlantic salmon, Halibut hatcheries, and nursery production units to thrive in the global marketplace.

The innovative and environmentally conscious members of the Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance (PEIAA) are committed to cultivating safe products, and insuring a sustainable environment. In addition to being strong partners in growing the Canadian aquaculture industry, our PEI members have ready-access to domestic, US, and International markets, and are key contributors to Prince Edward Island's economy.

  • PEI Aquaculture Alliance Shoreline Beach Clean-up Collects More Than 15 Metric Tonnes of Material

    (Charlottetown, PE, July 31, 2015) - PEI Aquaculture Alliance Shoreline Beach Clean-up that took place throughout the province in June and July, 2015, saw an expansion in areas covered and more participation from the aquaculture industry and watershed groups. In total, in excess of 15 metric tonnes of material, with a volume exceeding 200 cubic metres, was collected in dumpsters placed at eight wharf sites in estuaries supporting mussel aquaculture. In addition to material removed by watershed organizations and taken directly to Island Waste Management Corporation facilities serving their area.

  • Call for Volunteers to Help with the PEI Shellfish Festival

    Volunteers needed for the PEI Aquaculture Alliance at the PEI International Shellfish Festival, Sept. 18-20 inclusive. To sign up, click and fill out the Volunteer Registration Form.

    For more details or to ask questions, call Sharon at 902-368-2757 or email

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  • Atlantic Canada Seafood Menu: Sustainable Catch Served at Cuisine Cuisine at The Mira

    20 August 2015, Hong Kong: For a limited time in September, Michelin-recommended

    Chinese restaurant of The Mira Hong Kong, Cuisine Cuisne, will be serving a jet-fresh menu of

    sustainable Atlantic Canada Seafood prepared with respect of traditional cooking techniques

    and the restaurant’s signature, contemporary twist.

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