3rd MarSP Workshop

IU-ECOAQUA is involved in the workshop on maritime spatial planning in the Canary, with a talk about the submarine minerals in the Macaronesia.

Participating at the MACARONESIAN MARITIME SPATIAL PLANNING (MarSP) workshop with interesting initiatives for the MSP in the Canary.

The Canary Islands stakeholders gathered to work and contribute to MSP process.



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Award for the best poster Aquaculture Europe 2019 to work the Research Group on Aquaculture of the ULPGC

Congratulations to David Dominguez from IU-ECOAQUA for the best poster award at AE19BER, where preliminary results of PerformFISH were presented.

Winner of the AE2019 poster award, to learn more about PerformFISH preliminary results concerning the importance of supplementing feeds for seabream (Sparus aurata) with vitamins

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IMTA kick off meeting for Sustainable Aquaculture development

Researcher from the ECOAQUA Institute (GIA) from the ULPGC together with Rhodes University academics, international researchers and project industry partners recently met in East London, South Africa to develop work plans and prototype plans to contribute to advances in sustainable aquaculture technologies.

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New and more effective drugs to treat psoriasis and anaemia using zebrafish as a model

The Research Group on Immunity, Inflammation and Cancer of the University of Murcia and the Murcian Institute for Biosanitary Research (IMIB) presented the results of their work at the Third International Conference on Fish and Molluscs Immunology, with two formulas that will soon be patented by the industry and which, in addition to reducing side effects, as demonstrated by pre-clinical studies, will have lower costs for those affected
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The consumption of aquaculture products will soar in the coming years to counteract the environmental damage caused by the livestock industry

The search for more effective vaccines to alleviate the use of antibiotics is urgent, as there are few formulas and many have become outdated by the rapid evolution of the genetics of fish and also pathogens. Specialists are looking for new tools associated with molecular biology and encourage captive breeding with sustainable systems that reduce the impact on the planet to a minimum
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The aquaculture sector in the Canary Islands moves around 38 million euros

In the waters of the Canary Islands, sea bass and sea bream are mainly reared, and pilot crops of corvina, medregal, tilapia and sole have been made.  With these species, mainly affected by pathologies of bacterial origin, different lines of research are being carried out by the IU-ECOAQUA of the ULPGC focusing on the reinforcement of their immune system during the larval and fattening phase

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