LACQUA19 brings new news for all its attendees

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By Milthon Lujan

We want to present the list of sessions and their coordinators that will be present at the Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 2019, LACQUA19. Abstracts submission deadline: October 10. To submit your abstracts please go to: 

SPECIAL SESSION: Ecology and Cultivation of Macrobrachium

This session will be led by Dr. Wagner Cotroni Valenti, a member of the World Aquaculture Society, (WAS) is a research scientist and professor at the State University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is currently the Executive Director of the UNESP Innovation Agency and Professor of the Graduate Program of the Aquaculture Center; Coordinates research projects on sustainable and integrated aquaculture. In this talk, the following topics will be discussed: Ecology of native prawns, Physiology and genetics, Health and diseases, Production systems, Nutrition and food and Sustainability of the crop.


All participants to LACQUA19 especially aquaculture producers are cordially invited to this forum. This will take place on November 21 throughout the day. In the morning the forum is aimed at the current and future of aquaculture in Costa Rica, with themes such as: General State of Aquaculture in Costa Rica, Environmental Viability for aquaculture projects in Costa Rica, Analysis of the health status of aquaculture projects in Costa Rica, Insurance for aquaculture in Costa Rica, Mariculture as new export products in Costa Rica – Project discovers COMEX, Mariculture as a new production alternative in Costa Rica, ending with a Discussion on the projection and challenges of aquaculture in Costa Rica Among the invited entities are: The Costa Rican Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture, SETENA, SENASA and the National Insurance Institute.

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In the afternoon the forum will have the participation of private companies with sessions such as:

1. Maximising the benefits of multi-enzymes for aquatic diets: Potential for growth and performance in tilapia led by Janielle Wallace invited MSD.

2. Sustainability in the marine fish industry of warm waters, an emerging market, led by Eduardo Coronas de Biomar.

3. Different types of vaccines for tilapia and their benefits, led by Luc Grisez de Merck.

4. Trace Mineral Role in the Replacement of Fishmeal led by Claudia Silva de Zinpro.

You can find information on how to participate as an assistant or sponsor, hotels and technical visits at 

For more information you can contact:
Carolina Amézquita 

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