Fish Nutrition: Interaction with Aquaculture system and Water Quality

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS), Aquaculture and Fisheries

Mon 18 October 2021 until Thu 21 October 2021

Duration Four days. Thursday afternoon optional excursion
Venue WICC, Wageningen

Course description

Leading experts in the field of Fish nutrition and aquaculture systems will give one-hour presentations, taking time to thoroughly introduce each subject. The workshop includes two afternoons with a choice between hands-on practicals on fish feed formulation or water quality management, largely related to recirculating aquaculture systems. Further, participants are asked to send an abstract of their research plans and to present a poster, with the best one awarded the poster prize. The official workshop language is English.

Objectives: The objective of the present workshop is to provide participants with advanced knowledge on fish nutrition, focusing on different forms of aquaculture systems and related aspects of water quality. During the workshop, the latest advances in fish nutrient requirements and sustainable sources will be discussed, in connection with water quality management, using feed formulations. The use of novel tools in fish nutrition and the implication of microbiota and changes thereof will also be further discussed.

Target Group: WIAS and other PhDs and postdocs, external academic or industry researchers

Course level: in-depth, post graduate

Group size: 35

Course duration: 4-day, given once per year

Prior knowledge: Aquaculture/Fish nutrition