DIVERSIFY pikeperch workshop 27 June 2018 at the Faculty of Sciences and Technologies, University of Loraine in Nancy, France

The DIVERSIFY-project will host a dedicated pikeperch workshop. The workshop is open to all farmers and colleagues with professionell interest in the aquaculture of pikeperch. All EPFC members are especially invited to attend!


The workshop is organized by Pascal Fontaine from University of Loraine. Pascal and his team are partners of the DIVERSIFY-project where they are working on various aspects around the production of this species.

08h30: Welcome and registration
09h00: Presentation of DIVERSIFY by C.C. Mylonas, Coordinator, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece
09h15: Presentation of the bottlenecks for pikeperch culture by P. Fontaine, Species leader, University of Lorraine, France
09h30: Analysis of genetic variability of wild and domesticated populations: basis for further breeding programs by C. Tsigenopoulos, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece
10h30: Coffee break
10h30: Environmental control of the reproductive cycle for out-of-season spawning by M. Stüeken, Institute for Fisheries, Mecklenburg, Germany – INVITED SPEAKER
11h00: Hormonal treatments to induce spawning by D. Zarski, University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland – INVITED SPEAKER
11h30: Market, consumer perception, new products and business model by G. Tacken, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
12h00: Lunch (free)
13h30: Optimization of the protocol for larval rearing in RAS by P. Fontaine, University of Lorraine, France
14h00: Production of high quality juveniles for RAS ongrowing farms with a combined system using pond/RAS by T. Policar, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic- INVITED SPEAKER
14h30: Improvement of nutritional requirements for pikeperch larval rearing by I. Lund, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
15h00: Coffee break
15h30: Effects of husbandry practices and environmental factors on pikeperch growth, immune and physiological status by P. Kestemont, University of Namur, Belgium
16h00: Major disease risks related to pikeperch culture by L. Bigarré, ANSES, France - INVITED SPEAKER
16h30: Debate with R. Robles, Aquaculture Technological Centre, Spain

  • Are the needs of the farmers covered with the presented research?
  • Is pikeperch culture interesting for investors?
  • Does the market need a product adaptation?
  • Date

    Wednesday 27 June 2018 from 08:30 to 16:00


Faculty of Sciences and Technologies, University of Loraine
/ , 5400 Nancy, France