Colloquium, LLC is glad to announce that Conference on Aquaculture & Aquaponics to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 21-22, 2019 organized in collaboration with generous support and cooperation from enthusiastic academicians. Aquaculture 2019 aims at sharing new ideas and technologies amongst the professionals, industrialists and students from research areas of Aquaculture divisions. As the premier event, we have developed a program with your interests in mind. We have not only increased the number of opportunities for you to network with colleagues from across the world but also introduced more focused sessions that will feature cutting edge presentations, special panel discussions, and livelier interaction with industry leaders and experts. Life is full of give and take. Make it count in your professional life.
Conference on Aquaculture and Aquaponics: Recent Advances in Aquaculture Research will bring together top senior scientists in all aquaculture’s disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research areas.
The Conference seeks contributed papers in all its sections and from emerging aquaculture science areas of sustainability science, social-ecological systems, ornamental, conservation and restoration sciences as they relate to the development of aquaculture.
The Aquaculture Conference will follow a very innovative format. Keynote talks in each session will be followed by a discussion and then a poster session around the topic of the Keynote.
What is Aquaculture and Aquaponics?
Aquaculture also known as aqua farming is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish.
Aquaponics refers to any system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In normal aquaculture, excretions from the animals being raised can accumulate in the water, increasing toxicity. In an aquaponic system, water from an aquaculture system is fed to a hydroponic system where the by-products are broken down by nitrifying bacteria initially into nitrites and subsequently into nitrates that are utilized by the plants as nutrients. The water is then re-circulated back to the aquaculture system.
As existing hydroponic and aquaculture farming techniques form the basis for all aquaponic systems, the size, complexity, and types of foods grown in an aquaponic system can vary as much as any system found in either distinct farming discipline.
Scope of Aquaculture:
Global total capture fishery production in 2014 was 93.4 million tonnes, of which 81.5 million tonnes from marine waters and 11.9 million tonnes from inland waters for marine fisheries production, China remained the major producer followed by Indonesia, the United States of America and the Russian Federation. Catches of anchoveta in Peru fell to 2.3 million tonnes in 2014 – half that of the previous year and the lowest level since the strong El Niño in 1998 – but in 2015 they had already recovered to more than 3.6 million tonnes.