SOFAS 2023 | Session II (Continued): Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences – Session III: Genetics & Diseases of Aquatic Organisms

Welcome back! We’re diving straight into a comprehensive session that seamlessly merges Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences with Genetics & Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. First up, we’ll explore the latest breakthroughs and trends in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, with experts sharing their cutting-edge research and insights.

Without a pause, we’ll transition seamlessly into the Genetics & Diseases of Aquatic Organisms segment. Here, we’ll delve into the genetic intricacies and health challenges faced by aquatic species. This integrated session promises an uninterrupted flow of valuable information and expertise.

Each speaker will have 10 minutes to present their findings, followed by 5 minutes dedicated to questions and discussions. Get ready for an engaging and informative session that spans two critical domains of aquatic research!

Abdurrahman Kaan ÖZTÜRK | DEGZ Robotics | Unmanned Underwater Vehicles for Cage Farming
14:15 ID107Preliminary investigation of microplastic occurrence in Pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides) from the Grand Isle, Louisiana, USA
14:30 ID.23Otolith Shape Analysis; A Useful Tool for Discrimination of Sprat Species (Clupeonella spp.) in the Caspian Sea and the Marmara Sea
M.R. Shariati, M.S. ALAVI-YEGANEH*, M. Ghanbarifardi, G. Saç
14:45 ID.41Multi-parasitism (Argulosis, Lerneosis, Gyrodactylosis) Occurred on Carp in Brackish Water Conditions
K. KUMAŞ*, E. Dinçtürk, T.T. Tanrikul
15:00 ID.39Flamingolepis liguloides Parasitism in Artemia parthenogenetica
E. DİNÇTÜRK*, T.T. Tanrikul
15:15 ID.79Antimicrobial Activity of a Novel De-Novo Designed Peptide
R.A.H. BHAT*, I. Altinok

Sturgeon Aquaculture

TW-5 | Sturgeon Aquaculture | Practical

Embrace the GFCM 2030 Strategy as we embark on a transformative journey into the world of Sturgeon Farming. Esteemed by industry experts, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to delve into the intricacies of breeding, husbandry, and sustainable aquaculture practices for this majestic species. Engage in expert-led sessions, exploring cutting-edge technologies and best practices, optimizing water quality and nutrition to ensure the wellbeing of Sturgeon populations, in line with the FAO’s goals for responsible fisheries management.

Turbot: Fisheries & Aquaculture

TW-3&6 | Turbot: Fisheries & Aquaculture | Practical I

Discover the secrets of successful Turbot farming while aligning with the FAO Blue Transformation and GFCM 2030 Strategy. Esteemed experts will share the latest advancements in sustainable practices for this prized species. Topics include Turbot hatchery techniques, optimal feed management, and strategies for environmental sustainability, all in harmony with the FAO’s transformative vision. Whether you’re an experienced farmer or a newcomer to aquaculture, this interactive event promises valuable insights and networking opportunities, driving us closer to FAO’s sustainable Aquaculture goals.

Restorative Aquaculture & EMP

TW-2&7 | Restorative Aquaculture & EMP (Practical I)

Experience the transformative potential of Restorative Aquaculture in harmony with FAO’s Blue Transformation and GFCM 2030 Strategy. Led by experts in restorative practices, this event explores cutting-edge techniques to foster ecological balance and revitalize aquatic habitats. Through inspiring case studies of successful projects, we will discover the untapped potential of sustainable aquaculture, aligning with FAO’s vision for a thriving ocean ecosystem. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a conservation enthusiast, this workshop offers valuable insights into reshaping the future of aquaculture in line with the FAO’s objectives.

Advance the GFCM 2030 Strategy at our exclusive EMP Workshop. Led by industry experts and environmental specialists, this event delves into the crucial role of monitoring in ensuring responsible aquaculture operations. Discover cutting-edge tools and methodologies to assess water quality, habitat health, and ecosystem impacts, all in alignment with the FAO’s vision for sustainable seas. This workshop is designed for researchers, farmers and regulatory professionals, offering valuable insights to safeguard aquatic environments and foster a thriving and eco-friendly industry, adhering to the FAO’s transformative vision.