AQUA 2024 is taking shape!

AQUA 2024, co-organised by the European Aquaculture Society and the World Aquaculture Society, will take place from August 26-30 in Copenhagen. The event will be hosted at Copenhagen’s Bella Centre (pictured), and will comprise a scientific conference, trade exhibition, industry forums, workshops, student events and receptions. AQUA 2024 will highlight the latest aquaculture research and…

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Industry news and views in latest Fish Farmer

IN the new look March issue of Fish Farmer, out now, we go behind the scenes of Mowi Scotland’s feed mill on Skye and talk to the company’s Claes Jonermark about market needs, Mowi feeds and the benefits of fully integrated farming. Switching the focus to Europe, the executive director of the European Aquaculture Society,…

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Market knowledge a ‘must have’ for farmers

KNOWLEDGE of the market is a must have for anyone who wants to run an aquaculture business, said German fisheries consultant Alexander Wever, who delivered the plenary talk on the second day of Aquaculture Europe 19 in Berlin yesterday. Wever, who has been in the seafood business for 25 years, spelt out the importance of…

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Spotlight on students at Berlin show

A TRONDHEIM based PhD student was the audience’s choice for the EAS Student Spotlight Award, announced on day one of the European Aquaculture Society conference in Berlin today. Frank Thomas Mlingi, of NTNU, is researching lumpfish biology, investigating sexual maturation and egg quality in farmed lumpsuckers, under different photoperiod and temperature regimes. Reliance on wild…

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French focus on aquaculture challenges

AN ecological approach to aquaculture will be the subject of a special workshop in Montpellier tomorrow, at the start of the Aqua 2018 conference and exhibition. Organised by the French research organisation CIRAD and the FAO (the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the UN), the session will focus on agro-ecology and its application to aquaculture.…

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