European Percid Fish Culture (EPFC)

EAS thematic group on the culture of pikeperch, perch and other species of the family percidae for human consumption, stocking and conservation.

This is the website of the European Percid Fish Culture (EPFC) thematic group within EAS. Bringing together all those with an interest in the culture of pikeperch, perch and other species of the family percidae for human consumption, stocking and conservation. The goal of EPFC is to involve representatives from the sector in a network and to facilitate future cooperation and knowledge transfer, profiting from the high level of proficiency of all EPFC participants. The group is open to all members of the EAS and explicitly invites farmers and producers as well as scientists and policy makers.


Reproduction of European Pikeperch Workshop, 16-20 September 2019, Belgium

Pikeperch eggs
This workshop is hosted by Inagro.

In 2019, our fellow colleague Stefan Teerlinck from Inagro in Belgium will host for the third time a five-day workshop providing hands-on practical training on all relevant aspects in relation to Reproduction of European pikeperch (Sander lucioperca). Organized and hosted by Stefan Teerlinck (Inagro) and taught by skilled experts Daniel Zarski (UWM) and Uros Ljubobratovic (NARIC) this workshop will combine theoretical and practical classes from induction of reproduction to egg quality assessment. After this workshop, participants will be able to improve and standardize their own reproduction on farm level.

Inagro vzw
Ieperseweg 87
8800 Rumbeke-Beitem

Date:     Monday - Friday, 16th - 20th September 2019

Price: 900 Euro (ex vat)

Registration price includes: hotel (5 nights, incl. breakfast), some lunches, daily coffee breaks, transfers airport - hotel and transfers hotel - inagro during workshop.

Registration: Limited to eight (8) participants in total! Priority for companies and practitioners.

Deadline for registration is Friday 30th August 2019.

Send an Email to including your name, address, short motivation, professional background and invoicing details of your company. Please indicate any special requirements (dietary, mobility).

You will receive a notification on the outcome of your application soon after this date. Afterwards we will invoice the workshop registration fee to your company. After successful invoicing, we will send a confirmation for your registration. Do not book any flights etc. before you have received the confirmation of your successful registration!

Travel: Travel to/from workshop venue needs to be arranged by yourself and workshop registration fee does not cover the price. Transfers from Brussels Airport to Roeselare can be arranged for Sunday 15th September.

Find the full agenda ready for download here.


European Aquaculture Society (EAS)

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