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Animal Welfare of Farmed Fish

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The study “Animal welfare of farmed fish” presents scientific data, knowledge gaps and regulatory framework on the main fish species reared in the European Union Production as well as methods and welfare challenges by farmed fish species. It also provides welfare priorities and policy recommendations relevant to EU decision-making, for the Members of the European Parliament.

The document includes five case studies, one for each of the main fish species reared in the EU (Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, common carp, gilthead sea bream and European sea bass).

The investigation, led by Professor Michail Pavlidis of the University of Crete, was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries.

You can check out the study at the link below:

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2023/747257/IPOL_STU(2023)747257_EN.pdf


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COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT – Implementing the Strategic Guidelines on EU Aquaculture Planning of space and access to water for marine aquaculture

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In response to aquaculture producers’ calls to reduce the administrative burden on establishing and operating aquaculture sites in the EU, the Commission has published the staff working document Implementing the Strategic Guidelines on EU Aquaculture Planning of space and access to water for marine aquaculture.

The document intends to offer potential solutions to facilitate the development of the EU aquaculture sector to authorities and policymakers in Member States responsible for planning in the marine environment, and in particular for the allocation of marine space to aquaculture activities.

The staff working document identifies key challenges and conditions and describes the relevant aspects and steps for providing access to space to marine aquaculture, it consolidates existing good practices, it describes relevant tools and it also refers to some concrete examples of the application of those good practices and tools.

You can check out the document at the link below:

https://aquaculture.ec.europa.eu/system/files/2024-04/SWD_2024_Space%20marine%20aquaculture.pdf


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COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT – Implementing the Strategic Guidelines for EU aquaculture Regulatory and administrative framework for aquaculture

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In response to aquaculture producers’ calls to reduce the administrative burden on establishing and operating aquaculture sites in the EU, the Commission has published the staff working document Implementing the Strategic Guidelines for EU aquaculture Regulatory and administrative framework for aquaculture.

The document aims to offer a direct link between problem and solution, providing to the extent possible a tailored approach to solving a specific problem related to the regulatory framework and administrative procedures in aquaculture as identified in the Strategic Guidelines.

The staff working document describes in more detail and consolidates good practices and tools on the regulatory framework and administrative procedures related to aquaculture and illustrates them with concrete examples from Member States and non-EU countries.

The document is available at the following link:

https://aquaculture.ec.europa.eu/system/files/2024-04/SWD_2024_Regulatory%20and%20administrative%20aquaculture.pdf


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C-WEED AQUACULTURE, Saint-Malo, Brittany, France

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C-WEED AQUACULTURE in Saint-Malo, Brittany, France grows, harvests and dries seaweeds, with a strong know-how that the founder has been developing since 1983.


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Genomics in Aquaculture Symposium – GIA2024

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The 7th Genomics in Aquaculture (GIA) Symposium will take place between 22-24 May 2024, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The Symposium covers a broad range of research fields applying cutting-edge omics tools at various levels and aims to bring together leading experts, researchers, and industry professionals in the field of Genomics in Aquaculture, providing an inspiring environment for networking, sharing ideas, and foster interdisciplinary collaborations.

Find out more about the event at https://websites.auth.gr/gia2024/.


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1st International Symposium on Sustainable Aquatic Research

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The 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Aquatic Research aims to contribute to raising awareness for sustainable aquatic life by bringing sustainable aquatic research together.

The event will be held in online and free of charge, between 21 – 24 May 2024, from Izmir, Türkiye.

The topics of the symposium include topics related to aquaculture, such as: “Aquaculture and Fisheries”;  “Aquaculture and environment”; “Aquaculture and risk assessment”; “Environmental impacts on Aquaculture”.

Registration form and more information are available at the link below:

https://saquares.org/2023/


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Blue Food Innovation Summit

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The Blue Food Innovation Summit brings together leaders at the forefront of investing in and developing solutions for nature-positive, resilient aquaculture and ocean regeneration.

The event will take place in London, United Kingdom, between 21 – 22 May 2024 and it aims to foster collaboration among leaders in production, technology, retail, CPG, policymaking, and investment. The content will also be broadcast live to a worldwide online audience.

Find out more about the summit at https://www.bluefoodinnovation.com/.


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Webinar – Salmon: Effects of dissolved oxygen and predictive tools for feeding management

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A webinar with the theme Salmon: Effects of dissolved oxygen and predictive tools for feeding management will be held on April 26, 2024, from 10:00-11:00 (CEST) in the context of the NoviFEED project, which aims to develop innovative IT tools to address one of the main challenges faced by the aquaculture industry nowadays – feeding optimization – with the aim of contributing to a more sustainable growth of the industry.

The webinar will focus on the effects of dissolved oxygen on salmon performance and it will present two predictive tools designed to support more efficient feeding management of salmon production. General public and aquaculture professionals are invited to participate.

Registration link is available below:

Webinar Registration – Zoom


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New Organic Raw Materials for Gilthead Seabream (Sparus aurata) Feeding and the Effects on Growth, Nutritive Parameters, Digestibility, and Histology

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A 120-day experiment investigated the new organic raw materials for Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) feeding on growth, nutritional parameters, digestibility, and histology.

The study provides valuable information on the effects of different organic diets on digestibility and gilthead seabream liver and intestinal morphology, which could be used to improve sustainable and healthy aquaculture practices.

The study is available at the following link: https://www.mdpi.com/2410-3888/8/6/330


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SEAFOOD EXPO EURASIA

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SEAFOOD EXPO EURASIA is a new event for communication between people involved in fishery business and areas closely related to it.

The event will be held between 5-17 May 2024, at Tuyap Fair and Congress Center, in Istanbul, Türkiye and it will bring together fishery, aquaculture, processing, shipbuilding, logistic & packaging companies.

Find out more about the event at https://seafoodexpoeurasia.com/en/.