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LACQUA19 - Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture - Exhibition
  Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2018  11/7/2018 8:40:35 AM

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Subject: LACQUA18 and the VIII Congress Colombian Aquaculture |


The Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 - LACQUA18 and the VIII
Congress Colombian Aquaculture - VIIICCA took place from October 23 to 26,
2018 at the Ágora International Convention Center in Bogotá, Colombia. These
important events were organized by the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, the
Colombian Federation of Aquaculturists and the Latin American and Caribbean
Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society.

The event had 1609 attendees registered in the different categories, from 37
countries. A total of 511 scientific papers were presented, being 330 oral and 181
posters. The commercial exhibition housed 43 companies and public and private
institutions, who presented supply of inputs and services for aquaculture.

The inaugural session was led by Dr. Alejandro Flores Nava from FAO, who in his
conference Aquaculture and Peace in the Region presented information on
countries in the process of implementing peace agreements, where the restoration
of aquaculture areas affected by the conflict should be a priority, as it is an activity
multiplier of the local economy.

Later Dr. Sara Patricia Bonilla, Executive Director of the Colombian Federation of
Aquaculturists, presented the conference Aquaculture in Colombia, Today and
Future, where updated data on the growth of national aquaculture, certifications
implemented by producers and potential for export of species such as tilapia and

The sessions with the highest number of papers presented were health of aquatic
organisms, fish diseases, toxicology, sanitary management, diseases of shrimp
and immunology. In these sessions case studies were presented, as well as
advanced technologies for the control of diseases such as vaccines, genetic tools
and food additives.

In the commercial exhibition the companies stood out with the provision of
services and inputs for the implementation of biosecurity measures and offer high
quality food.

It should be noted that production systems that seek to produce intensively with
the sustainable use of water, such as biofloc, aquaponics and recirculation,
received a number significant number of works, finding a large number of
assistants in the rooms where they were exposed these themes. A very important
session in this event was social aquaculture and in indigenous communities,
where results of work with populations, that have incorporated aquaculture as an
option for the improvement of their quality of life and increase in the contribution of
animal protein to their diet, were presented.

The attendance of more than 180 students from countries such as Mexico, Peru,
Brazil and Colombia was significant; they participated actively in the different
sessions as Education and Careers in Aquaculture, posters and integration
activities. The students received awards in oral category on topics such as welfare
of elasmobranches, functional foods for stimulation of the immune system in
shrimp and in replacement of fish oil in shrimp diets.

Company Name: LACQUA19 - Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture - Exhibition
Name: Mario Stael
Address: Wyndham Herradura Convention Center, Autopista Gral Caas San Jose, Costa Rica
ZIP: 71880
e-mail: [email protected]
WEB page: http://www.marevent.com/LACQUAA2019_%20COSTARICA.html


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