The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre is a Government of Canada research facility and office complex located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. It is primarily used by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Overlooking St. John's, Newfoundland, the NAFC is the regional headquarters for the Newfoundland Region of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO). It consists of marine and freshwater aquaria, a stream tank, toxicity laboratories, wet labs, an open seawater system, as well as electronic, vessel, computer, oceanographic, diving and library support. Partly belonging to the Science, Oceans and Environment (SOE) branch, its mission is to provide information and advice to support conservation, protection, and sustainable utilization of marine and aquatic resources. Research focuses on biology, life history, and resource evaluations of commercially important fishes and marine mammals, oceanography, ecosystem studies, aquaculture, environmental sciences, and habitat protection.
The following is the list of scholars from Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences