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A ULPGC thesis on the nutrition of sea bream shows that genetics and parental nutrition modulate the metabolism and growth of their offspring, a finding that could be applied to humans in the future

The research, which was presented on 2nd of February and watched by around thirty people through OpenULPGC, has been presented by the Chinese student Hanlin Xu, supervised by the directors of the University Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems (IU-ECOAQUA) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Prof. Marisol Izquierdo, and Prof. Juan Manuel Afonso, head of the Aquaculture Research Group of the mentioned university institute. 

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IU-ECOAQUA participates in an IUCN webinar to explain its research about Lanzarote's black coral forests

The B-CHARMED project (The Black Coral forests as unexplored Biodiversity Hotspots in the MAcaronesian Region: ecosysteM functions and sErvices analysed), in which the University Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems (IU-ECOAQUA) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is participating, took part last December 10th in an webinar organized by the Division of Protected Areas of the Internat

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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'.

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CEA 2019

IU-ECOAQUA attended the Ecuadorian Aquaculture Congress (CEA), a technical-scientific event that has been held periodically since 1992 to disseminate knowledge and experiences of the academic and private sector in the field of aquaculture, mainly shrimp farming.

Glad to present ForwardH2020 in ECUADOR Aquaculture congress CEA2019 an opportunity to promote Blueeconomy H2020 collaboration.

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