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4th Edition of
World Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

June 24-26, 2024 | Paris, France

WAC 2023

Linder Michel, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Linder Michel, University De Lorraine, France

Total fisheries and aquaculture production reached a record 214 million tons in 2020 (FAO, 2022). The expansion of fisheries processing and aquaculture production has resulted in increasing quantities of by-products, which may represent up to 60% of total biomass, including heads [....] » Read More

Sylvia Agostini, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Sylvia Agostini, University of Corsica, France

In a current global context of marine biodiversity loss and fishery resource overexploitation, the French University of Corsica has acquired a new tool to combine research with ecological and coastal engineering: The marine platform STELLAMARE (Sustainable TEchnologies for Littor [....] » Read More

Monea Kerr, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Monea Kerr, The Nature Conservancy, United States

When done well, seaweed aquaculture has benefits for nature and people. Restorative seaweed aquaculture can provide local economic opportunities and jobs, while also having positive impacts on the environment like improving water quality, combating impacts of ocean acidification, [....] » Read More

Papungkorn Sangsawad, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Papungkorn Sangsawad, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

Catfish fillet (CFF) has 30% protein, making it an interesting human protein source. Reports of bioactive peptides have been generated from the enzymatic hydrolysis of many fish proteins. However, the bioactive peptides generated from CFF digestion for health promotion are stil [....] » Read More

Nguyen Quang Linh, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nguyen Quang Linh, Hue University, Vietnam

Grass – ell (Anguilla marmorata) migrates into the mainland through the estuaries during water waves and temperature changes, and lunar season, as dark times at night as natural resources for aquaculture in fresh and marine culture. The seasonal appearance of eel is related [....] » Read More

Kieu Thi Huyen, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Kieu Thi Huyen, Hue University, Vietnam

A species of catfish belonging to the Anguilla genus called Anguilla marmorata has long been exploited and grown in Vietnam. Marbled eels are regarded as a specialty seafood species with several therapeutic and nutritive benefits. In this study, we used High-Performance Liquid Ch [....] » Read More

Bumkeun Kim, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Bumkeun Kim, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

Decapod hepandensovirus 1 (Decapod hepanhamaparvovirus 1, DHPV) is a viral pathogen causing growth retardation and decreased feed conversion efficiency in penaeid shrimp. The virus exhibits high genetic variation between different hosts and geographical locations. Primarily, it h [....] » Read More

Ho Thi Thu Hoai, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Ho Thi Thu Hoai, University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam

A microalgae strain of Thalassiosira subtilis was isolated from Tam Giang Lagoon in Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam, using a single-cell micropipette technique in F2 medium. Microalgae and rotifers of medium size (Branchionus plicatilis) were cultured in the plastic cans with 12-h l [....] » Read More

Hye Jin Jeon, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Hye Jin Jeon, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) is a bacterial disease caused by Vibrio spp. carrying toxin genes (pirA and pirB) located in a large plasmid (69 kb). The disease is responsible for causing 100% mortality in shrimp farms within a few days. Previously, Vibrio paraha [....] » Read More

Nguyen Ngoc phuoc, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nguyen Ngoc phuoc, University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University, Vietnam

Aquaculture is an important food-producing sector to fulfill the nutritional food demand of a continuously growing population, accounting for 46 percent of the total production and 52 percent of fish for human consumption (FAO, 2020). However, disease outbreaks especial [....] » Read More

Charles Pan, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Charles Pan, Shark Bay Aquaculture Pty Ltd, Australia

Shark Bay, Western Australia is one of the World’s most biodiverse regions and it is one of the few places in the World that have met all four natural criteria for World Heritage listing. This pristine natural environment is located approximately 800km north of Perth, the c [....] » Read More

Claire Dell, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Claire Dell, State University of New York, Korea, Republic of

Coral reefs have changed radically in the last few decades with reefs in the Caribbean now averaging 13% coral cover and 40% macroalgal cover (mostly Dictyota and Lobophora). So, the herbivore species that consume these algae are vital to promoting reef health. The role herbivoro [....] » Read More

Rosa Merino, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rosa Merino, HIPRA, Spain

Given the growth of aquaculture, the risk of AMR during fish farm production is becoming increasingly important from the ‘One Health’ perspective. However, only a limited number of commercially licensed vaccines are available, mainly for the salmon industry, posing no [....] » Read More

Shoichiro Ozaki, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Shoichiro Ozaki, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Japan

Global warming is caused by the retardation of CO2 assimilation by the elimination of NOx and NP in seven developed countries. Global warming can be protected, if enough amounts of nutrients containing nitrogen and phosphorous are supplied. Most easily available substances c [....] » Read More

T V Anna Mercy, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
T V Anna Mercy, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies, India

The Western Ghats is one among the four hotspots biodiversity of India. The WGs cover an area of about 129,037 km2 stretching to a length of 1,490 km along the western coast of India from Tapti Valley in the north (about 21°C16’ N) to Kanyakumari in the south (8°C19 [....] » Read More

Yutaka Kawakami, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Yutaka Kawakami, Kamihata Fish Ind. Ltd,, Japan

Metamorphosis of teleosts, including Anguilliformes, is well known to be induced by thyroid hormone (TH), although the underlying mechanism is not fully understood. In this study, we investigated the experimental conditions needed to induce normal metamorphosis in artificially sp [....] » Read More

Chatsirin Nakharuthai, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Chatsirin Nakharuthai, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

In recent years, various probiotic strains have been applied in the aquaculture industry as acceptable strategies for prevention and treatment of aquatic animal diseases. However, conventional probiotic applications have limitations. Therefore, in this study, the recombinant prob [....] » Read More

Bui Thi Ha Dung, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bui Thi Ha Dung, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam

With the development of larval-rearing technology for freshwater fishes, the demand for rotifers is increasing. The use of resting eggs is also highly recommended to prevent pathogen contamination from live feed routes, as well as to significantly reduce labor costs and algae pro [....] » Read More

Ngo Thi Huong Giang, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Ngo Thi Huong Giang, Hue University, Vietnam

Rabbitfish is a tropical marine species in Vietnam, known as the specific species in Tam Giang Cau Hai lagoons. In hatcheries, the survival rate of this species is relatively low, especially from day 8 to day 15 after hatching. Several possible reasons that caused the dramatic de [....] » Read More

Kim Cuc Nguyen, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Kim Cuc Nguyen, Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University, Vietnam

Phu Yen is a coastal province in the region Central, Vietnam, where there is marine fish farming cages and ponds are quite developed. Here, grouper (Epinephelus spp) is one of the subject of rearing. However, the disease and its harmful effects are still a big obstacle to raising [....] » Read More

Pham Thi Hai Yen, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Pham Thi Hai Yen, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam

This study was carried out to isolate and determine the Vibrio spp. from the Red drum fish (Sciaenops ocellatus) suffering from hemorrhagic disease in Vietnam. In this study, 18 strains of Vibrio bacteria were identified from 27 samples of Red drum fish. The isolate bacterial str [....] » Read More

Bumkeun Kim, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bumkeun Kim, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

Decapod hepandensovirus 1 (Decapod hepanhamaparvovirus 1, DHPV) is a viral pathogen that infects various captured or cultured penaeid shrimp species, causing digestive disruption by targeting the hepatopancreas of the host. Our recent study has detected DHPV in farmed Penaeus van [....] » Read More

Hye Jin Jeon, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Hye Jin Jeon, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

Plastic wastes have become a prominent environmental concern in recent years. Unfortunately, a substantial amount of plastic wastes are being discharged into the marine environments, eventually accumulating in aquatic organisms in the form of microplastics (MP). Existing studies [....] » Read More

Jee Eun Han, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Jee Eun Han, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is a highly virulent viruses affects crustaceans, causing up to severe mortality within 3–10 days of symptom onset, resulting a substantial losses in the global shrimp industry. Recently, WSSV was detected in imported whiteleg shrimp (Penaeu [....] » Read More

Virendra Goswami, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Virendra Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India

During UN-Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, begin in 2021, it is increasingly important to gather as a scientific community to raise awareness of the truly global dimension of the ocean, address environmental challenges, and set forth on a path towards a resi [....] » Read More

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

Tilapia is among one of the popular seafood trade commodities in the world. It is also named as “Aquatic Chicken” and it has a power to satisfy the taste buds of the consumers in various ways. In comparison with Salmon & Shrimp, its quite much affordable to the co [....] » Read More

Diana Chan, Speaker at  Aquaculture Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Diana Chan, Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Singapore

Mudcrab supply is still heavily dependent on sea harvest. The demand forecast is likely to surpass the production volume of 3 mil tons by 2024 (Research & Markets.com, 2018). Giant mudcrab, Scylla serrata, is part of Singapore’s iconic chilli crab dish and the local sup [....] » Read More

Banikalyan Swain, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Banikalyan Swain, University of Florida, United States

We have successfully designed and constructed a RAEV vector system with regulated-delayed attenuation in vivo attributes that synthesizes Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) protective antigen IAG52B to enable vaccination of fish susceptible to edwardsiellosis and white spot disea [....] » Read More

Isam Khalaila, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Isam Khalaila, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Oviparous animals are characterized by an elaborated yolk production process and packaging in the oocytes before egg-laying. The major yolk protein (vitellin) is usually produced as vitellogenin outside the egg (Vg) and internalized into oocytes by receptor-mediated endocytosis ( [....] » Read More

Heyde Francielle do Carmo Franca, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Heyde Francielle do Carmo Franca, On-Peixes, Brazil

This article is about a counting fish system using artificial intelligence. We trained a neural network to count fry (fish in its young state) in controlled tanks. The neural network was developed using the YOLO (You only look once) architecture. It is able to identify fish and c [....] » Read More

Spirina Anastasia Alekseevna, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Spirina Anastasia Alekseevna, FIC FTM – Federal Research Center, Russian Federation

Siberia is a large geographic area of Russia, rich in various flora and fauna. Due to the high-level metropolis expansion many suburban reservoirs are found in the urban environment structure. Adapting aquatic organisms to the rapidly changing environmental factors action leads t [....] » Read More

Oyvind Knutsen, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Oyvind Knutsen, SINTEF Ocean, Norway

In the present study, physical and biological modelling has been implemented in the Gulf of Patras, Greece by means of our inhouse hydrodynamic 3D ocean model SINMOD. The model is a fully coupled ocean model with hydrodynamics, ecology, and sea ice, and it has been developed at S [....] » Read More

Margarita Collazo Ortega, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Margarita Collazo Ortega, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Podostemaceae is the largest family of strictly aquatic angiosperms. They grow in fastflowing oligotrophic rivers or waterfalls. They adhere strongly to rocks by means of unicellular and hapterous hairs, which secrete a mucilaginous substance, once fixed they form a biofilm. They [....] » Read More

Shlok Nemani, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Shlok Nemani, Maritime Research Center, India

Aquaculture has the potential to transform local economies and livelihoods by providing a sustainable source of food, creating jobs, and promoting economic growth. For the sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry, it is vital to reduce the dependence on land cover, as the a [....] » Read More

Medy Ompi, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Medy Ompi, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, Indonesia

Settlement of box mussels to the availability of a preferred substrate can be a dynamic process where it is not clear what factor affects settlement in the position among patch sizes in the intertidal mussel bed. The objectives of this study were to explore the influences of subs [....] » Read More

Juan Ignacio Villasante, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Juan Ignacio Villasante, ISCI, Chile

Salmon farming is one of the main pillars of Chile’s economy and the main source of income of the southern regions of the country. The industry is a complex and long process chain, going from the hatcheries where the eggs are produced, the sweet water stage where the smolts [....] » Read More

Sinare Yamba, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sinare Yamba, Institute of Sciences and Technologies, Ecole Normale Superieure, Burkina Faso

Clarias anguillaris is a specie liked by population in Burkina Faso and it is consumed fresh, fumed and dry. But more information on its pathologies and parasites are not enough known. Whereas fish parasites are ecologically important in managing the biodiversity of ecosystems. I [....] » Read More

Yassein Abdel Maksoud Ahmed Osman, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Yassein Abdel Maksoud Ahmed Osman, National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt

The Red Sea is narrow sea and elongated and one of the most resources for this meat and the most families have been loving are considered the coral reef fish and they are the main target species for fishermen, tourist and consumers. The artisanal fishery is one of the common fish [....] » Read More

Aksya Kumar Sarkar, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Aksya Kumar Sarkar, Right Agro Care Limited, Bangladesh

Aquaculture has become one of the fastest-growing economic subsectors of the Bangladesh economy, providing protein-rich food, source of employment and foreign currency earnings.  In parallel with the significant contribution of the shrimp sector to the local and national eco [....] » Read More

Ndongo Ivan, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ndongo Ivan, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon

The Alestidae or African Characins form the most represented family among the Characidea. These fish have a very important place in the diet of the riverside populations of the rivers in which they abound. The culture of fish of this family proves to be essential to ensure the ne [....] » Read More

Dickens Patrick Mahwayo, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Dickens Patrick Mahwayo, RiseUp Malawi, Malawi

Lake Malawi is the third largest fresh water lake in Africa and the ninth largest fresh water lake in the world. It contains more fish species than any other lake in the world. The diversity of these species is of special significant as most of them are endemic to Malawi. Apart f [....] » Read More

Nana Towa Algrient, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Nana Towa Algrient, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon

Zooplankton is a living prey better suited to feeding fish larvae due to its small microscopic size. To this end, a test on the productivity in an aboveground environment was carried out in order to contribute to the controlled production of zooplankton intended for the feeding o [....] » Read More

Manoochehr Fathi Moghadam, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Manoochehr Fathi Moghadam, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Vegetation in rivers, flood plains, and lakes plays an important role in maintaining the ecosystem and wildlife of rivers, in particular fish habitat. On the other hand, non-submerged vegetation in river bed and flood plains produce high resistance to flow and have a large impact [....] » Read More

Luigi Piper, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Luigi Piper, University of Salento, Italy

The growth of the global marine aquarium market can be deemed to be one of the causes of the degradation of coral reef ecosystems. The need to balance economic interests and the protection of the biosphere has favored restrictive legislation on the importation of ornamental speci [....] » Read More

Gopa Mitra, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Gopa Mitra, College of Basic Science and Humanities, India

Natural pigment Carotenoids play key role in colouration, growth, metabolic activity, physiology, health and reproduction. Among more than 800 carotenoids so far discovered, the main two types such as Carotene and xanthophylls are found in animals and they are fat soluble derivat [....] » Read More

Shixi Chen, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Shixi Chen, Neijiang Normal University, China

Channa argus is widely distributed and extremely resistant to hypoxia, it  is now an aquaculture species in China, and has heritable white body  color populations with two phenotypes of "gray fin rays" and "gold fin rays". In this study, the gen [....] » Read More

M Saeed Heydarnejad, Speaker at Fisheries Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
M Saeed Heydarnejad, University of Shahrekord, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

This study aimed to investigate the influence of illumination with different light spectra on growth and stress response in pearl gourami Trichopodus leerii Bleeker, 1852. Fish (6.35 ± 0.43 cm, 5.69 ± 0.67 g) were reared in 8 glass aquaria each with 25 fis [....] » Read More

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