The Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2016 will be held in Lima, Peru, from November 28th to December 1st in the Sheraton Convention Center. Innovative Aquaculture under Environmental Challenges is the theme for this event. LACQUA 16 will be the annual meeting of the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society.
The deadline to submit abstracts has been extended and the new deadline is October 1st. The abstracts and presentations can be in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Sessions and workshops at LACQUA 16 will cover all aspects of aquaculture in Peru and South America, as well as the rest of the world. Sample topics will include:
Native fish, Ornamental fish, Marine fish, Trouts and salmonids, Tilapia.
Seaweeds and algae, Molluscs, Echinoderms, Plankton.
Biofloc Systems, Recirculation systems - RAS.
Standards and Certification, Aquaculture and the environment, Mariculture and the environment, Integrated Multi-trophic aquaculture, Water Quality Management.
Health and Diseases
Immunology, Toxicology, Fish health, Shrimp health, Probiotics and Prebiotics.
Physiology and Genetics
Fish physiology, Shrimp Genetics, Salmon Genetics.
Nutrition and Feeding
Fishmeal and Fish Oil, Alternative ingredients, Shrimp Feed, Climate Changes and Fisheries, Finfish nutritional needs, Larval feeding, Feeding strategies - Automatisation.
Processing and Economics
Processing technologies, Aquaculture socio-economics.
Education and Aquaculture Careers
There will also be an exhibition of aquaculture suppliers from around the world displaying the latest in equipment, supplies and services.