Monthly Archives: June 2016

Infectious shellfish cancers may jump across species

Some clams, mussels and other shellfish bivalves, are carriers of cancerous cells infectious that can be transmitted between individuals - and that might even have jumped between species. The discovery, published June 22 in Nature, meaning that the tumors transmissible have been found in six bodies. Two are well-known in...
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BOE publishes the regulatory bases of research grants in the Aquaculture National Plans

The BOE has published the regulatory bases of the subsidies to the research of the Planes Nacionales de Acuicultura del Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente. It is the national competition more important in terms of funding of basic research and this year brings many new features. You can check them in this link: https://www.boe.es/diario_boe/txt.php?id=BOE-A-2016-5880 21/06/16
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Workshop “Reputation and social responsibility in aquaculture” (June 20)

The next June 20 will take place at the Col.college of Biologists of Catalonia, the workshop “Reputation and social responsibility in aqüiculutra”, organized by the Cluster Acuiplus. The main objective of this workshop is to provide information to the sector regarding the impact of the reputation in the sector aqüícola, as well as available tools for their management. You will find...
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Workshop “Biosecurity in aquaculture” in Alicante

Next July 6th will take place in Alicante the 'Biosecurity in aquaculture' workshop organised by Cluster Acuiplus. It is a day of knowledge and networking in which we will try to identify some of the key elements in biosecurity programmes and deal with some practical cases. The presentation will be given by Dr. Francesc Padrós, director of...
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