Centre for Marine Applied Research (CMAR)

CMAR leads and supports science research projects in collaboration with industry, government, communities, and other marine user groups, to support the sustainable development of coastal resources in Nova Scotia. CMAR promotes innovation and science-based decision making by collecting and analyzing biophysical and socio-economic data.

CMAR was established to support the Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture’s growth strategy and operates as a special division under Perennia Food & Agriculture Inc.