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3rd Edition of
World Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

May 24-25, 2023 | Hybrid Event

WAC 2023

J L Giovanna Hesley, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
J L Giovanna Hesley, Basis Tucson Primary, Tucson, United States

After three years teaching Engineering and Aquaponics at the elementary school level, Ms. Hesley has stepped away from the classroom and taken her skill set to a larger venue. She is now a part of CropKing, Inc. who are working with the Ohio State University Department of Extensi [....] » Read More

Tran Huu Nghi, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Tran Huu Nghi, The Centre for Tropical Forest Research Viet Nam, Vietnam

Central Highlands is located in the central part of Viet Nam where is the home of difference ethnic minorities groups and have a lot of traditional customs on the agriculture production and society. This is also famous for many perennial crops which contribute to local and nation [....] » 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

Diana Chan, Speaker at  Aquaculture Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
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 [....] » Read More

Virendra Goswami, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Virendra Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) & ‘Environment and Peace Foundation, 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 Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
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

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

The Blue Economy as a definition will be investigated in regard to the value collaborative research and interaction in an integrated manner may bring via the application of think tanks. An overview is given of the Blue Economy and insights are provided regarding the opportunities [....] » Read More

Monea Kerr, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Monea Kerr, The Nature Conservancy, American Samoa

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

Luigi Piper, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
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

Jim McIsaac, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Jim McIsaac, TBuck Suzuki Foundation, Canada

Small-scale fisheries depends on availability of and access to resources. Yet research on access – the combination of rights and capacities that enable small-scale fishers to benefit from available marine resources – has been limited compared to research on availabili [....] » Read More

Hedin L  Abrahamsen, Speaker at World Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Hedin L Abrahamsen, Fiskaaling, Denmark

The aquaculture industry on the Faroe Islands has been expanding for many years, and new suitable locations are harder to find. In recent years waves and wave-generated currents have become an increasing challenge. A large portion of the fish died in a 2016 storm at the aquacultu [....] » Read More

Papungkorn Sangsawad, Speaker at Aquaculture 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 Aquaculture 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 Aquaculture 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

Dr Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Dr Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang, Hue University, Vietnam

Intensive shrimp farming has been expanded rapidly and this aquaculture system has significant contribution to the economy of many tropical countries. However, the rapid expansion of shrimp aquaculture has led to environmental issues such as a high risk of eutrophication from nut [....] » Read More

Durlave Roy, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Durlave Roy, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

Marine red Marine red algae from the Bangladesh Bay of Bengal Hypnea Sp are often regarded as an underutilized bio-resource seaweed have been used as organic materials due to the presence of a number of plant growth stimulating compounds. The effect of various seaweed species on [....] » Read More

Hassan Elsayed Flefel, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Hassan Elsayed Flefel, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt

cancer is one of the first problems in measuring the extent to which populations are affected by pollution-induced cancer and understanding the mechanistic link between pollution and cancer. in fish, pollutants are often absorbed through the gills and skin and accumulate in lipid [....] » Read More

Precious Khonzile Mthiyane, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences 2023
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Precious Khonzile Mthiyane, University of Zululand, South Africa

The aquaculture sector in South Africa forms part of Oceans Economy narrative, and  this sector has a significant growth potential due to the rising global demand for fish products; the eagerness of the middle-class to raise their income in emerging nations; and the increase [....] » Read More

Mehdi Asemani, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences 2023
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Mehdi Asemani, IFRO, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Developing a cost-effective diet to sustain optimal growth is considerably important in aquaculture; an increasing demand for cost-effective aqua feeds has surfaced. In an intensive culture system, over 50% of the production cost constitutes feed cost. Therefore, the importance o [....] » Read More

Manoochehr Fathi Moghadam, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference 2023
Oral Presentation (In-person)
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

Yao Laurent Alla, Speaker at Aquaculture conference 2023
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Yao Laurent Alla, Centre De Rechercher Oceanologiques (CRO), Cote d'Ivoire

  The aim of this study is to determine and compare the zootechnical performance in mono and polyculture of catfish Clarias gariepinus and tilapia Oreochromis niloticus juvenile in wather recirculating system in aquariums. For this, three batches (catfish, tilapia and cat [....] » Read More

Javad Daghigh Roohi, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Javad Daghigh Roohi, Iranian fisheries Science Research Institute, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Following the gradual daily loss of fish fry in a few fish farms , 413 fish of 5 different species were sampled of some farms in Guilan province. After preparing wet mounts of skin and gills, Gyrodactylus isolates were fixed by Ammonium picrate glycerin. After photographing with [....] » Read More

Tahlaiti  Amina, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Tahlaiti Amina, univercité Abdelhamid Ibn Badiss Mostaganem, Algeria

  Aquatic lactic acid bacteria isolated from fish, shellfish and seafood play a very important role in the intestinal flora and can be used as probiotics in aquaculture farming. The aim of this work was to isolate bacteria with high probiotic potential from Artemia sp. co [....] » Read More

Medy Ompi, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
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 influenc [....] » Read More

Ho Thi Thu Hoai, Speaker at Aquaculture 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

Chouaib Motik, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Chouaib Motik, Faculté des sciences de Casablanca - Hassan 2 University, Morocco

The presence of dyes in the textile industry waste presents a problem for the environment, as they are mostly toxic, non-biodegradable and resistant to destruction by conventional physico-chemical treatment methods. Current researches are therefore oriented towards low-cost treat [....] » Read More

Nguyen Anh Tuan, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Nguyen Anh Tuan, Univesity of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University, Vietnam

The giant mottled eel, Anguilla marmorata, is at high risk of extinction due to overfishing of glass eels and elvers to provide stock for eel farming. In Vietnam, information on the genetic diversity and population structure of this species, which is necessary for resource m [....] » Read More

Armel Ibala Zamba, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Armel Ibala Zamba, Marien Ngouabi University, Congo

Long spared, African aquatic ecosystems are currently particularly affected by the development of human activities, the main ones being: industrial deforestation, construction of dams for electricity and irrigation, overexploitation due to fishing, and various pollutions. Ichthyo [....] » Read More

Heyde Francielle do Carmo Franca, Speaker at Aquaculture 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 [....] » Read More

T V Anna Mercy , Speaker at Aquaculture comference
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

P Rajasulochana, Speaker at AQquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
P Rajasulochana, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, India

Marine organisms are a rich source of structurally novel and biologically active metabolites. Macroalgae can be classified as red algae (Rhodophyta), brown algae (Phaeophyta) or green algae (Chlorophyta) depending on their color, nutrient, and chemical composition. Red and brown [....] » Read More

Kim Cuc Nguyen, Speaker at Aquaculture conference 2023
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

Margarita Collazo Ortega, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries 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

Rosa, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rosa, 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

Fernando Marques Quintela, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Fernando Marques Quintela, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas do Pantanal, Brazil

 Brazil is ranked as the fourth country in food production worldwide. In addition, many areas in the country are intensely explored for mineral resources (ores) and silviculture is expanding greatly in suitable regions. Such activities have brought several impact [....] » Read More

Ndongo Ivan, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference
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 ens [....] » Read More

Boudjenah Mustpha, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Boudjenah Mustpha, CNRDPA, Algeria

To assess the quality of an aquatic environment, scientists use indices based on physico-chemistry, phytoplankton algae, and invertebrates. In some cases they use fish or “fish index” which takes fish communities into consideration as final biological indicators and [....] » 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

Safaa Abdel , Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences 2023
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Safaa Abdel , National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt

In recent decades, plastic pollution has become a global critical environmental issue as a result of the imbalance between the production rate of plastics and a country’s ability to properly manage the waste. As a result, huge amounts of plastic waste have accumulated in th [....] » Read More

Nana Towa Algrient, Speaker at Fisheries Congress 2022
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

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

fotini Athanassopoulou, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
fotini Athanassopoulou, University of Thessaly Greece, Greece

The products of Greek aquaculture as a whole constitute in recent years the second most important agricultural product of our country. The intensification of fish farming in our country and the great development of this rapidly growing industry are threatened due to the presence [....] » Read More

fotini Athanassopoulou, Speaker at Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
fotini Athanassopoulou, University of Thessaly Greece, Greece

Vibrio harveyi is an opportunistic pathogen bacterium, which affects Greek aquaculture in recent years, as it causes significant losses mainly in sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax. The purpose of this study is to describe the cause, pathogenesis, clinical symptoms and preventive/the [....] » Read More

Chatsirin Nakharuthai, Speaker at Aquaculture Congress 2023
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

Tran Nguyen Ngoc, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Tran Nguyen Ngoc, Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fishery, University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University, 102 Phung Hung Street, Hue, Vietnam, Vietnam

This study aims to investigate the antibacterial effect of Wedelia grass (Wedelia chinensis) extract on Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from infected white-leg shrimp. The extracts of this herb were prepared in distilled water, ethanol 96% or methanol 99.8%, which were subsequen [....] » Read More

Ngo Thi Huong Giang, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Ngo Thi Huong Giang, Institute of Biotechnology, 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

Bui Thi Ha Dung, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
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

Tran Vinh Phuong, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Tran Vinh Phuong, Hue University, Vietnam

C-type lectins (CTLs) is a protein superfamily of glycan binding receptors, they have play important role in the host defense against pathogens and the maintenance of immune homeostasis of crustacea and higher animals even to against bacterial infection by serving as pattern reco [....] » Read More

Pham Thi Hai Yen, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Pham Thi Hai Yen, 1University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University, 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

Abigail Fernandes, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Abigail Fernandes, Amity University Mumbai, India

As one of the fastest-growing food production industries, aquaculture is intended to meet global food demands.  Intensive aquaculture has been plagued by several infectious diseases and vibriosis is among the major diseases affecting finfish and shellfish aquaculture and the [....] » Read More

Patrick Y Mawolo, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Patrick Y Mawolo, National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Liberia

At the Freshwater Fisheries Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Fisheries Sciences of Nanjing Agricultural University, a research was established to explore the effects of dietary effective microorganisms supplementation on the growth, immunity, and appetite regulation of G [....] » Read More

Keshia Naidoo, Speaker at Aquaculture Congress 2023
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Keshia Naidoo, South African Association for Marine Biological Research,Durban, South Africa

Antiparasitic copper treatment is a part of routine marine aquaria quarantine, and, at times is used to treat fish on exhibits. Free copper will react with calcareous materials, to form insoluble copper carbonate. This will leach out into fresh, untreated saltwater once a bath tr [....] » Read More

kai zhang, Speaker at Aquaculture Congress 2023
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
kai zhang, Zhejiang Normal University, China

Abstract: In order to determine the feasibility and the best addition amount of biofloc technology in turtle culture, we 11 studied the formation of biofloc and its effects on water quality and microflora by regulating the C/N ratio in the culture 12 water of Chinemy sreevesii. W [....] » Read More

Gerardo Rodriguez Quiroz, Speaker at Aquaculture Congress 2023
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Gerardo Rodriguez Quiroz, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico

In Mexico the annual shrimp aquaculture rate production is growing, and thus demands more feeding inputs and diseases inhibitors. Among organic fertilizers, Eisenia foetida solid humus is considered as a great promoter for plankton growth, helping to develop these aquatic organis [....] » Read More

Nam Ha Tran, Speaker at Aquaculture conference
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Nam Ha Tran, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam

The research was conducted to identify the infection level of fish-lice (Caligus spp) on Rabbitfish (Siganus guttatus) which cultures in Thua Thien Hue province, and to clarify the effect of extraction from Saudau (Azadirachta indica) plant on the fish lice. The total of rabbit f [....] » Read More

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