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Aquaculture and duckweed - hand in handpublished 16 November 2020As the population skyrockets and our natural resources remain limited, we find ourselves in a difficult situation. We must continue to increase the food productivity to survive, and reduce our impact on the environment. This can clearly be seen in the fishing industry. Today, the demand for farmed fish is evermore increasing. Yet, many aquaculture systems generate high amounts of wastewater containing compounds such as suspended solids, total nitrogen, and total phosphorus. Treatment is necessary to prolong the water re-use in a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS).
R&D brings burbot back to Belgiumpublished 09 November 2020Aqualota Hatchery & Consultancy and Odisee University of Applied Sciences, both members of the EPFC Core group, were recently featured in the September/October issue of Hatchery International.
Inagro's pikeperch out of season artificial reproduction 2020published 29 October 2020This year Inagro succeeded to produce around 2 million pikeperch larvae, this is a 35% improvement in hatching rate compared to last year! Some of the fertilized eggs were sent to a foreign research partner, another part stayed at the aquaculture department of Inagro.
Second international workshop pikeperch unites aquaculture specialistspublished 25 September 2018From 17-21 September 2018, EPFC organized the second edition of the international hands-on workshop in off-season reproduction of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca). This event was hosted and facilitated by Inagro, an agricultural research and consulting organization based in Belgium. Two top experts in reproduction of pikeperch came to Inagro to teach an international group of participants the tricks of the trade. Now, each participant has the necessary knowledge and skills to artificially reproduce pikeperch outside of the natural season.
Percid workshop in Ireland addresss issues in reproductionpublished 10 March 2017From 8th to 9th of March 2017 EPC organised in conjunction with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) a workshop on reproduction in percid culture in Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland. Delegates from 12 European countries spent the two days discussing a wide range of issues surrounding percid reproduction.