Workshop artificial reproduction of pikeperch @ Inagro

Scope: This five-day workshop shall provide 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 Żarski (Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, PAS, Poland) and Uros Ljubobratović (Institute of Aquaculture and Environmental Safety MATE AKI, Hungary), supported by the experienced Inagro team (Edson, Laurens and Anne) this workshop will combine theoretical and practical classes from induction of reproduction to egg quality assessment until hatching of the larvae. Everything is well prepared by the experienced Inagro team making sure you will see and feel all steps, from injecting the fish until the larvae hatching the eggs. After this workshop, participants will be able to conduct, improve and standardize their own reproduction on farm level. 

Venue: Inagro vzw, Ieperseweg 87, 8800 Rumbeke-Beitem (Roeselare), Belgium. 

Date: Monday - Friday, 10th - 14th October 2022 

Price: EPFC-CG members 1900 €, others 2400 € (prices ex VAT)  
Registration price includes: hotel (5 nights, incl. breakfast), 3 dinners, daily coffee breaks, transfers airport - hotel and transfers hotel - inagro during workshop, tons of knowledge and skills and preparation. Unfortunately we needed to higher the price drastically as this reflex the real cost for Inagro to organize this workshop (before the Province of West-Flanders was covering 60% of the cost). 

Registration: Limited to 10 participants in total! 
Priority for companies and practitioners. 
Deadline for registration is Friday 2 September 2022. 
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.  

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 9th October. 

Contact: Stefan Teerlinck  


Time Session Type of class Speaker 
Day 1 (10/10)    
9.00-9.45 Welcome session  Stefan Teerlinck 
9.45-10.00 Coffee break   
10.00-12.15 Controlled reproduction - definitions and principles Theoretical  Daniel Żarski 
12.00-14.00 Lunch break   
14.00-17.00 Control of oocyte stages, hormonal injection Practical   
Day 2 (11/10)    
9.00-9.45 Readiness for spawning Theoretical  Uros Ljubobratović 
9.45-10.00 Coffee break   
10.00-12.15 Percids gametes biology and quality evaluation Theoretical  Daniel Żarski 
12.00-14.00 Lunch break   
14.00-17.00 Control of ovulation Practical   
Day 3 (12/10)    
9.00-10.30 Egg treatment and incubation Theoretical  Uros Ljubobratović 
10.30-11.00 Coffee break   
11.00-13.00 Stripping the eggs, egg treatment, incubation Practical  Uros Ljubobratović 
13.00-14.30 Lunch break   
14.30-18.00 Stripping the eggs, egg treatment, incubation (continued) Practical   
Day 4 (13/10)    
10.00-11.30 Hatching and early larvae management Theoretical  Uros Ljubobratović 
11.30-12.00 Coffee break   
12.00-13.00 Evaluation of egg quality Practical   
13.00-14.30 Lunch break   
14.30-17.00 Evaluation of egg quality (continued) Practical   
Day 5 (14/10)    
9.00-10.30 Discussion panel Theoretical  Daniel Żarski 
10.30-11.00 Coffee break   
11.00-12.00 Closing remarks Theoretical  Edson Panana Villalobos 
12.00-14.00 Good-bye lunch   
  • Date

    Monday 10 October 2022 09:00 to Friday 14 October 2022 14:00


Ieperseweg 87 , 8800 Rumbeke-Beitem