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CAT is a full-service organization that can integrate and customize services to maximize project value.

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is a leader in Aquaculture Research & Solutions. We are a full-service organization that integrates and customizes our services in order to maximize your project value.

  • CAT is the largest aquaculture contract research organization (CRO) in the world with BSL-2 containment certification.
  • This certification allows CAT to conduct in vivo and in vitro studies with imported as well as domestic aquatic animal pathogens.
  • CAT provides regulatory support for the duration of a project.
  • CAT assures confidentiality and has strict non-disclosure polices in place.
  • We help measure Return on Investment and customize services to maximize project value.
  • CAT is committed to providing a high-quality product and customer support; consulting is one of our adjacent servies.

Contact us to discover how the Center for Aquaculture Technologies can bring your project to where it needs to be.

Our Team

Dr. John Buchanan
President and CEO
Dr. Jason Cleaversmith
Vice President of Health & Nutrition | General Manager, Canadian Operations
Jason Stannard
Vice President of Genotyping & Diagnostics
Chris Perry
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Debbie Plouffe
Vice President of Business Development
Ryan Dunn
Director of Finance
Dr. Xavier Lauth
Director of innovation
Dr. André Dumas
Director of Fish Nutrition
Dr. Mark Braceland
Director of Fish Health
Shaun MacLeod
Facility Manager, Souris
Robin Muzzerall
Facility Manager, Victoria