Conference to focus on feed development –

Conference to focus on feed development Published:  19 July, 2006

FISKERIFORSKNING, the Norwegian Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research and are joining forces to present a major conference during Victam International 2007.

Scientists from Fiskeriforskning Department of Aquafeed Development and Marine Processing, Bergen, Norway will join internationally acclaimed experts from industry to examine the latest concepts in feed development for aquatic species, cutting edge aquafeed technologies and developments in aquaculture markets.

“We are delighted that Fiskeriforskning has agreed to partner with us to present this conference,” president Suzi Fraser Dominy said. ”The institute is a leader in aquatic feed research and development and the industry has benefited greatly from their work on marine protein sources and in developing and commercialising larval feed for marine fish for the European market.”

“Most recently Fiskeriforskning has pioneered the development of feed for sea urchins and king crab, and larval feed for shellfish,” she added.

Aquafeed Horizons will provide feed companies and their suppliers with important insights into the needs of aquaculture and the possibilities offered by advances in aquafeed technology and formulation.

Aquafeed Horizons will take place at the Jaarbeurs, Utrecht, the Netherlands, from May 9-10, 2007. For more information visit is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.