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4th Edition of
World Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

June 24-26, 2024 | Paris, France

WAC 2021

Tom Wedegaertner, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Tom Wedegaertner, Agricultural and Environmental Research, Cotton Incorporated, NC, United States

Each year the cotton crop on the planet produces about 11 million metric tons of plant-based protein, as a byproduct of cotton production. Unfortunately, almost all this protein must be used as a supplement for ruminant animals or used for fertilizer. This vast plant-based protei [....] » Read More

Christopher C Parrish, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Christopher C Parrish, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

The omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are essential nutrients for farmed fish and for their human consumers. Fish oil is one of the main sources of these long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids; however, due to an increasing demand for [....] » Read More

J L Giovanna Hesley, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation
J L Giovanna Hesley, CropKing, Inc. Curriculum Development, United States

The combination of aquaculture and hydroponics has found a strong support structure in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has had the benefit of research professors, Kevin Fitzsimmons and Gene Giacomelli at the University of Arizona. Fitzsimmons championed aquaculture in local high schools [....] » Read More

Amod Ashok Salgaonkar, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Amod Ashok Salgaonkar, A2S2 Enterprises, India

Carbon emission is one of the biggest challenge in most of the food producing industry mainly applicable to nonveg segment among which seafood / aquaculture is one of the important food category contributing significantly. The traditional ways of culturing seafood produce high em [....] » Read More

Takahiko Aoki, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation
Takahiko Aoki, Mie University, Japan

Glycophorins (GPs) are transmembrane glycoproteins that contain sialic acid. These proteins are found in the red blood cell (RBC) membranes of mammals, birds and teleosts. We demonstrated that the teleost glycophorin, isolated from carp (Cyprinus carpio), inhibits bacterial activ [....] » Read More

Wen Miin Tian, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation
Wen Miin Tian, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan

Information regarding abundance, growth status and behavior of fish in aquaculture ponds is needed for farmers in conducting proper management practices. Developing proper and reliable methodologies for determining inventory, length distribution, movement behavior and distributio [....] » Read More

Shilpi Saha, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation
Shilpi Saha, Ocean University of China, China

Study on Sillaginids was conducted from October 2018 in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Four hundred and seventy-three individuals of 5 species of family Sillaginidae under two genera (Sillaginopsis and Sillago) were collected from 8 different landing station [....] » Read More

Abinawanto A, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation
Abinawanto A, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, 1970), is the largest groupers. The distribution of this spesies is throughout the Indo-Pacific region. The status of E. lanceolatus  according to the International Union for the Conservation and Nature is vulnerable. There are some factors in [....] » Read More

Agnieszka Dabrowska, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation
Agnieszka Dabrowska, University of Warsaw, Poland

The constantly growing amount of microplastics in the environment and their gradual fragmentation led to the expanding surface of plastics available for biota. It has been already named the Plastisphere and considered to be the eighth continent. Although many researchers focus on [....] » Read More

Wazir S Lakra, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation
Wazir S Lakra, ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, India

Fisheries and aquaculture development in India has exhibited tremendous growth in recent years. Fish production in India has reached an all -time high of 14.6 million metric tons during 2019-20.The gross value added (GVA) by the fisheries sector to the national economy stood at I [....] » Read More

John Thomas, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation
John Thomas, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India

Polysaccharide from red seaweed Gracilaria folifera has an interesting functional property of antioxidant activity and prebiotic effect. A feeding trial experiment was directed to examine the effect of probiotic bacteria Bacillus vireti 01 microencapsulated with G. folifera polys [....] » Read More

Samar Saad Mohamed Mohamed Seoud, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation
Samar Saad Mohamed Mohamed Seoud, Mansoura University, Egypt

Amyloodinium ocellatum, adinoflagellate which causes one of the most serious diseases of warm water marine aquaculture. The parasite produces a powdery or velvety appearance on infected fish, and the resulting disease is commonly referred to as “marine velvet,” velvet [....] » Read More

Dickens P Mahwayo, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation
Dickens P Mahwayo, GS Foundation, Malawi

Background Though there is great potential, the development of aquaculture and mari-culture in Malawi continues to lag behind though it is a sure and reliable alternative to the dwindling quantities of fish from capture fisheries. Other studies have revealed that the volume [....] » Read More

Otieno K Oginga, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation
Otieno K Oginga, Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Team (KENWEB), Kenya

Socio-economic assessment and mapping data can be instrumental tools in fisheries management. We mapped the localities of fish farms and characterized socio-economic factors of fish farming in the Upper Tana River basin, Kenya. Structured questionnaires for fish farmers and trade [....] » Read More

Judith G Makombu, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation
Judith G Makombu, University of Buea, Cameroon

The African River prawn Macrobrachium vollenhovenii is the largest of the local Palaemonidae prawns along the Cameroonian coast and an important target species for fisheries and aquaculture. A preliminary study on larviculture of this species was carried out at the IRAD-AQUASOL h [....] » Read More

Felaniaina M S LANTOVOLOLONA, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation
Felaniaina M S LANTOVOLOLONA, Ministry of Agriculture, Madagascar

In 2018, the international production of algae reached about 35 million annual wet tons, with a predominant application for food (75%) and to a less extent to the agro-food industry (15%), cosmetics and the pharmaceutical industry (10%) (FAO, 2018). In the same year, the seaweed [....] » Read More

Gunawan Muhammad, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation
Gunawan Muhammad, Mie University, Japan

Despite the importance of both pearl body and interference colors in determining pearl quality, the mechanisms of how different interference color expressed in Akoya pearls has not been comprehensively studied. We report novel information on relationships between pearl nacre micr [....] » Read More

Simone Smith Godfrey, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation
Simone Smith Godfrey, South African International Maritime Institute, South Africa

This paper confirms that a smooth transition of moving from traditional marine resource value chains to blue economy resource value chains are not just possible, but vital for the competitiveness and sustainability of the industry. It functions from the very definition of the blu [....] » Read More

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