The Foundation Aquaculture Technology Centre Andalucia, ctaquA, is established as a non-profit, private foundation.
The objective is to promote innovation ctaquA enterprise competitiveness in response to business needs of the aquaculture sector and the development of applied research on various production processes.
Ctaqua works for the aquaculture sector in various lines that include Environment, Food and Nutrition, New Species, Pathology, Applied Engineering and commercialisation, with excellent results.
The modern two-story building houses the nutrition, diversification, mollusc, crustacean, phytoplankton and zooplankton rooms on the ground floor. The microbiology and pathology labs, transformation room and the engineering room are also located on this level. The technical offices, physicochemical, materials and food technology labs are located on the upper level. The premises will be fully equipped by June 2011 and will allow Ctaqua to consolidate its work and become a reference in R+D+I management for the aquaculture sector, as well as a driving and essential force to generate added value for companies in the sector.
Illegal bluefin tuna trade ring dismantled Spain
The Civil Guard has dismantled a ring that in Spain traded tuna that had been illegally fished in other countries and that, in addition, sometimes had health irregularities.
Irish seafood sales grow, inside and outside the country Republic of Ireland
Irish seafood exports recorded last year in the internal and external market for the first time exceeded the mark of EUR 1 billion, transforming 2017 into "an exceptional year for the country's marine economy".
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