Leading-edge research in first-rate facilities

The Aquatron offers world-class facilities and experienced staff to help researchers from universities, government and industry develop and execute innovative research projects.

Canada’s largest university aquatic research lab

With an incredible range of research facilities, the Aquatron can accommodate almost any lab-based aquatic experiment. The indoor, large tank facilities, wet labs, temperature controlled water and experienced staff help ensure that research projects are successfully completed on time and on budget.

Professional support from start to finish

Our dedicated and full-time Aquatron biologists and mechanical operators can help researchers in the following ways:

  • Design and build the physical infrastructure for projects.
  • Assist with fish acquisition and handling, data collection and animal care.
  • Provide ongoing support, including after-hours emergency coverage.
  • Offer training to less experienced researchers and students.

Interested in finding out more?

Contact the Aquatron Manager, John Batt, at (902) 494-3874 or