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  • Symposium on Welfare Indicators for Novel Species in Aquaculture
    Symposium on Welfare Indicators for Novel Species in Aquaculture
      The Swansea University, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research in collaboration with SMARTAQUA welcomes the Welfare Indicators for Novel Species in Aquaculture on the 14th of May, 2019. Drawing on contributions from researchers, industry and regulators, this symposium will explore the commonalities and differences in the welfare...
  • New findings about  tilapia welfare
    New findings about tilapia welfare
    New publication from SMARTAQUA team suggests that stocking farmed tilapia at high densities could be beneficial to their welfare and make them less invasive should they escape. The study was published in the Royal Society Open Science in early December and looks into how crowding in Nile...
  • How different are lumpfish from different origins?
    How different are lumpfish from different origins?
    New publication from SMARTAQUA team suggests that some lumpfish populations are very small and have low genetic diversity, which makes them particularly vulnerable to over-exploitation and genetic introgression. The results, published this week, as Genetic and phenotypic differentiation of lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) across the North Atlantic: implications for conservation...
  • How can microbiome research benefit UK aquaculture?
    How can microbiome research benefit UK aquaculture?
    Dr Tamsyn Uren Webster will be giving a talk at the Aquaculture Research Collaborative Hub UK workshop taking place in Aberdeen (22-23 November 2018). The microbiome is made up of populations of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses living in or on an animal. The microbiome affects health,...
  • Document showing the symposium programme
    Salmon and Trout Day
      The Swansea University, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research in collaboration with SMARTAQUA welcomes the Salmon and Trout Day symposium on the 14th of November, 2018. Invited keynote speakers from Swansea University; NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Edinburgh, Scotland and  Afonydd Cymru will discuss salmon and trout conservation...
  • Prof. Carlos Garcia de Leaniz showing a poerpoint slide asking: But Why do we need traceability?
    FSA site visit 2018
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  • The awe factor of fish, seaweeds and mussels
    The awe factor of fish, seaweeds and mussels
      We had seaweeds, mussels, and fish. We had them all, in all sizes. Kids and (Grand)parents gazed in awe at the eggs that you can see through – the zebrafish eggs. They held their breath at the heartbeat of zebrafish larvae.  Mesmerized they were while extracting...
  • Swansea science fair
    Meet the SMARTAQUA team at the Swansea Science Festival
    Meet the SMARTAQUA team at the Swansea Science Festival Come with us on an underwater journey to the invisible mysteries of fish, seaweed and mussels. When? Meet us on the 3rd of November, 2018 from 10:00 to 17:00. Where? We will be in the waterfront front museum,...

 

 

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