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4th Edition of
World Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

June 24-26, 2024 | Paris, France

WAC 2024

Lionel Camus, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Lionel Camus, Akvaplan.niva, Norway

Since 1980, the production of Norwegian farmed salmon has increased from ca. 4,000 tonnes to ca. 1.2 million tonnes. This means that the industry produces on average about 14 million salmon meals every day, throughout the year. Norway experienced an exceptional growth in salmon [....] » Read More

Doru Banaduc, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Doru Banaduc, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

The Danube Delta is one of Earth’s biodiversity hotspots and includes many endemic, rare, and important species of both major conservation and economic value. This unique complex of ecosystems also plays a key role for Danube River and Black Sea fish fauna through its role [....] » Read More

Amie Sarker, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Amie Sarker, University of Dallas, United States

The South Asia Fisheries Research Project (SAFRP) finfish production program was designed to explore the cost-effective production of fish in a land-based facility using advanced technology. The project was designed to 1. Maximize land and water use and use local materials and [....] » Read More

Alix Da Fonseca Ferreira, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Alix Da Fonseca Ferreira, Universite du Littoral Cote d'Opale, France

Within the realm of seafood production, aquaculture is a pivotal domain, where the intricate dynamics of microbial communities bear significant ramifications for fish health and production efficiency. In aquaculture, particularly in the context of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) [....] » Read More

Greg Smith, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Greg Smith, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Australia

There are several high value marine species that until recently have only been available for harvest as a fishery product. A growing world middle-class is driving increased demand for premium seafood products. To meet market demand an integrated multidisciplinary approach is requ [....] » Read More

Dean Giosio, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Dean Giosio, University of Tasmania, Australia

This study presents the development of a novel computer vision-based device for larval monitoring in large-scale crustacean aquaculture. The device utilizes computer vision algorithms to identify and count larvae within a grow-out tank, providing continuous and real-time data for [....] » Read More

Mukesh Bhendarkar, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Mukesh Bhendarkar, AZTI, Spain

India is a significant player in global fisheries and aquaculture industries, contributing to food security and economic development. However, this vital and diverse resource faces management limitations, due to an obsolete monitoring system, which, coupled with climate change im [....] » Read More

Saad Zah, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Saad Zah, AquaPredict AS/Nord University, Norway

Objectives: To examine the performance of two readily available and affordable blood testing systems, Seamaty SMT-120VP and Mnchip Pointcare V2/V3, in analyzing blood-based biomarkers in Atlantic salmon and to determine the performance of whole blood versus plasma analysis. Me [....] » Read More

Tzanakis Manolis, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tzanakis Manolis, University of Crete, Greece

This presentation provides a historical-sociological analysis of the practices of recreational scuba diving and its relationship with fishing. Beginning with a national case study, Greece, the presentation analyzes the gradually evolving global institutional regulations of this f [....] » Read More

Shifa Abubaker Bahaddad, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shifa Abubaker Bahaddad, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Aquaculture is a rapidly expanding farming industry owing to the augmenting demand for food and the notable shortage in natural fish stocks. The aquaculture sector is providing more than 50% of the world’s fish and seafood needs for the continuously growing human population [....] » Read More

Manjeet Kaur, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Manjeet Kaur, Government College, India

Rice cum fish culture is a cost effective practice for marginal and poor farmers but the major constraint of this aspect is continous and roughly use of agrochemical according to farmers on fish, Channa punctatus reared in rice fields. Present studies were therefore conducted to [....] » Read More

Meenakshisundaram Ganesan, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Meenakshisundaram Ganesan, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, India

Kappaphycus alvarezii yields multiple products like carrageenan, biostimulant, potassium rich salt and biofilm. Commercial cultivation of K.alvarezii has been initiated along the South East Indian coast two decades ago. Initial cultivation experiments were done with perforated [....] » Read More

Junngam Khiham, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Junngam Khiham, Wildlife Institute of India, India

Arunachal Pradesh, being the largest state in North-east India covers 60.93% of the eastern Himalayan hotspot. It is endowed with rich networks of drainage systems with enormous fish diversity and endemicity. However, most ichthyological research on most of the river systems are [....] » Read More

Yasmin Hamed Ali AL Alawi, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Yasmin Hamed Ali AL Alawi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Aside from the sharp drop in the aquatic food supply, post-harvest fish losses are a serious concern in most fish distribution networks worldwide. Over the years, several processes have been applied to prolong aquatic food shelf life and minimize its loss by preventing spoilage m [....] » Read More

Joseph Christopher C Rayos, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Joseph Christopher C Rayos, National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, Philippines

Traditionally, oyster farming in Pangasinan involved a time-consuming process in shallow estuarine waters, resulting in relatively small harvests of 12-15 kg per square meter after seven to eight months. In a bid to enhance local oyster production and uplift the livelihoods of fi [....] » Read More

Nguyen Quang Linh, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Nguyen Quang Linh, Hue University, Vietnam

Lectins are carbohydrate-binding protein domains. The C-type designates a requirement and aquaculture for binding. Proteins contain C-type lectin domains with diverse functions, including cell-cell adhesion, immune response to pathogens, and apoptosis. This study aimed to investi [....] » Read More

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

Artificial Intelligence or in short AI is playing a magnificent role across many industries in the world including fisheries and aquaculture. The technology has made it easy to see the operations & make the monitoring accurately in large commercial aquaculture and fisheries s [....] » Read More

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

By making use of Artificial Intelligence and Remote Sensing (AIRS), the present study aims to understand Ocean Energetics by studying the morphological and dynamical properties of Oceans at Sea-Surface(SS), Sub-Sea-Surface(SSS), and Deep-Sea Surface(DSS) levels e.g., Sea Surface [....] » Read More

Tamar Lotan, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Tamar Lotan, University of Haifa, Israel

With over 2200 species, myxozoans are microscopic obligate spore-forming parasites affecting marine and freshwater fish worldwide. They have complex life cycles requiring alternate vertebrate (mostly fish) and invertebrate (mostly worms) hosts. Myxozoans can cause emerging diseas [....] » Read More

Leire Arantzamendi, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Leire Arantzamendi, AZTI, Spain

The expansion of offshore mussel aquaculture is intertwined with the rising demand for mussel grow-out ropes. Currently, these ropes are manufactured using fossil-based plastics. However, in response to concerns about plastic pollution and the need for more sustainable practices, [....] » Read More

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

Ms. Hesley will discuss the captivating world of aquaculture and sustainable food systems through the innovative five-shelf tower garden. This interactive educational tool introduces young minds to the principles of aquaponics, blending fish farming with hydroponics in a closed-l [....] » Read More

Marty Riche, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Marty Riche, Florida Atlantic University, United States

Marine finfish species are highly prized and sought after in the United States. The coastline of the United States has been estimated as 153,646 kilometers, which includes the Hawaiian Islands and Alaska. Despite the large area and expansive Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the Uni [....] » Read More

Srushti Sawant, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Srushti Sawant, Humpty Doo Barramundi, Australia

The wild fish catch is effectively capped, leaving growth in sustainable aquaculture as the only way to meet rising global demand. The wild-caught industry faces several challenges, including losing access to key fishing grounds. Farmed finfish convert feed into body mass 7 times [....] » 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

Aquarium keeping is the second largest hobby in the world and is becoming a stress relieving hobby. About 7.2 million houses in the USA and 3.2 million in the European Union keep an aquarium at their houses. The number is increasing day by day. Most of the ornamental fishes are t [....] » Read More

Neelanjana Choudhury, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Neelanjana Choudhury, C.V. Raman Global University, India

Aquatic ecosystems face multiple threats, that affect the biodiversity of aquatic organisms. The huge applications of pesticides, harmful chemicals, and industrial effluents increase the toxicants in aquatic ecosystems. On the other hand, researchers focus on remedial measures to [....] » Read More

Subhas Das, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Subhas Das, The University of Burdwan, India

A prediction experiment on digestibility and liver function test (LFT) was carried out on four teleostean fish [two Indian Major Carps: Catla catla (Catla), Labeo rohita (Rahu), and two air-breathing fish: Clarias batrachus (Magur), Anabas testudineus (Koi)] maintaining a culture [....] » Read More

Rendani Luthada Raswiswi, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rendani Luthada Raswiswi, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Fish are generally known to change their nutritional requirements depending on their life stage and formulating feeds for different size groups to meet their dietary needs is essential. This study aimed to assess the potential of Crocodylus niloticus meat meal as an animal prot [....] » Read More

Inoussa Compaore, Speaker at Fisheries Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Inoussa Compaore, Université Nazi BONI, Burkina Faso

The availability in quantity and quality of animal protein sources of local origin is a concern of stakeholders in the aquaculture sector in Burkina Faso. This study consisted of finding the optimal conditions for intensive production of maggots in fish farms. It was conducted at [....] » Read More

Perry Raso, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Perry Raso, Matunuck Oyster Farm, United States

Increasing demand for sustainable seafood with a plateauing supply available from wild stocks has created a widening gap between supply and demand. Shellfish aquaculture has tremendous potential to help fill that gap by producing nutritious seafood while providing ecosystem servi [....] » Read More

Daniel Russek, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Daniel Russek, Atarraya Inc., United States

Sustainable. Local. Fresh. These are not the typical attributes associated with shrimp in today's aquaculture industry. Shrimp, a globally beloved protein, faces significant environmental and labor challenges. The conventional shrimp farming industry disrupts marine ecosystem [....] » Read More

Alessio Alesci, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Alessio Alesci, University of Messina, Italy

Mucus is a link between the organism and its environment, with unique and multifunctional properties in all metazoan classes. In metazoans it is secreted by highly specialized cells, the goblet cells, which are mainly scattered in the epithelia in contact with the external envi [....] » Read More

Ana Claudia Sanchez Ortiz, Speaker at Aquaculture Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ana Claudia Sanchez Ortiz, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

Aquaculture supplies more than half of food production in the fishing sector, which is why it has become one of the most important practices for the food industry worldwide. Management, health, water quality and pathogen control are determining factors for the success of aquacult [....] » Read More

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

Carotenoids play key role in colouration, growth, metabolism, health and reproduction, other than having provitamin A and antioxidant activity in different animals including aquatic organisms. Although some bacteria, algae, fungi and plants can biosynthesize them, animals cannot [....] » Read More

Angkasa Putra, Speaker at Aquaculture Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Angkasa Putra, Pukyong National University, Korea, Republic of

The Sulawesi island in Indonesia has gained prominence as the largest island in the Wallacea region, which is a biogeographic transition zone between Indomalaya and Australasia. Its high level of endemism, particularly in freshwater species, renders it a compelling subject of res [....] » Read More

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