Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2019

Marisol Izquierdo, director of the IU-Ecoaqua, today inaugurated the LLACQUA19, is the 2019 Annual meeting of the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of World Aqauaculture Society, held in San José, Costa Rica.

In his inaugural lecture entitled "Can aquaculture meet the demand increased for 'omega-3' in the World?" Izquierdo professor stressed the importance of these fats for human health and for the production animal, reviewing current productions 'omega-3' by fisheries and aquaculture and developing future strategies to meet the global needs of 'omega-3'.

The congress has the participation of more than 800 delegates from some 20 Latin American, North American and European countries.