Aquaculture Europe 2021

As part of our activities related to scientific dissemination to help improving fish welfare, we will be making presentations at Aquaculture Europe 2021, a scientific event organized by the European Aquaculture Society, which will be held in Funchal, Madeira - Portugal.

This year, the theme of the event is focused on 'Oceans of opportunities' considering the development and investment in the aquaculture sector to face the current chalenges of climate change, depletion of natural resources, pollution, food security and even human migrations. The ideia is using innovative policies regarding environmental protection, sustainable use of living resources, marine and coastal planning and leading technological developments and innovation to reach this goal.

If you want to know more about this event, click here to access the website of Aquaculture Europe 2021.

(posted on Sept. 10, 2021)

Presentation in a brazilian event!

Making presentations at scientific events is also an important part of our activities to spread the word and share knowledge about fish behavior and welfare. We believe that scientific dissemination is as important as any other of our actions to reach our goals.

In this sense, our reseacher Caroline Marques Maia is going to make a presentation about preference responses of fishes applied to their welfare, especially on zebrafish, and discuss this with Rodrigo Egydio Barreto and Leonardo Barcellos in an event about zebrafish that will be held in Brazil. The event - 'VII Simpósio Zebrafish como modelo animal de pesquisa' will be online, in portuguese, and broadcast live on Youtube platform. We thank Leonardo Barcellos for this opportunity.

The link to access the website of the event is here

(posted on Sept. 5, 2021)

About our work...

Fish Ethology and Welfare Group works also beyond research. We develop science-based solutions to assess and improve the welfare of captive and wild-caught fishes by applying a strong background in aquaculture and ethology of fishes.

In this sense, we are involved in many different projects and initiatives aiming to help improving fish welfare. We provide services, consultancy, training for auditors and companies as well as tailored welfare solutions for farmed fishes. Our collaborations include Friend of the Sea (FOS), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Group Culmarex (Cooke Company), European Parliament, Eurogroup for Animals and Aquaculture Advisory Council.

(posted on Aug. 27, 2021)

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