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.

  • Points East Coastal Drive is The Blue Mussel Coast!

    July 1, 2014  Mussel Mania is happening in eastern PEI. All restaurants in the region have been invited to participate in this culinary event by adding a signature mussel dish to their menu for guests to enjoy throughout the season. 

  • Climate Change and Aquaculture

    One of the keys to the success of our aquaculture industry is the open environment it operates in.  Combined with enabling climatic conditions, our members recognize their success is directly connected to the health of this environment.

    The condition of our water, land and air are all important contributors to our mission to successfully grow sustainable seafood. In that spirit, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance was delighted to partner with the University of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Department of Environment, Labor and Justice in co-hosting this Climate Change and Aquaculture Symposium; whichtook place on March 11th at UPEI.  The event was a tremendous success, and we want to thank everyone who participated.

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  • Mussel Industry Innovation and Technical Forum

    Mark Your Calendar and Plan to Attend

    The PEI Aquaculture Alliance, in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Innovation PEI and the PEI Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development will host the Mussel Industry Innovation and Technical Forum and Trade Show being held at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada February 23-25th, 2015.

    The purpose of the Innovation and Technical Forum and Trade Show is to facilitate the sharing of important information related to innovation and technical advances being made in mussel industries around the world. From seed to harvest to mitigations against pests and predators, the primary audience for this two day event is the PEI Mussel Industry with a focus on farm innovation. Headlining the educational program, speakers from other mussel producing Nations around the world including Europe, New Zealand and North America will share insights and bring current best practices and industry overviews to the PEI Mussel Industry. Industry and Supplier Panel Discussions will round out the two day experience.  The Trade Show, being hosted in conjunction with the Technical Forum will showcase the latest equipment product and service innovations by hosting industry suppliers to participate as exhibitors. In addition, select industry suppliers will be identified to share innovation best practices at farm level. All individuals and organizations interested in mussel industry innovation are welcome to attend.
    For specific event information on participating or exhibiting, please go to the PEI Aquaculture Alliance website at or contact the Alliance office at tel 902-368-2757 or email for further details.

    Mussel Industry Innovation and Technical Forum

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