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Job offers of the Andromeda Group in the Valencian Community

In the process of expansion, the Group Andrómeda - group of companies engaged in the aquaculture, processing and marketing of fish that seeks to become the leader of the aquaculture mediterranean - offers two new jobs in the Community of Valencia: Regional Manager Farming COO Farming will Find the information in this link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/exciting-job-opportunities-valencia-spain-thomas-bakke?trk=v-feed&trk=hp-feed-article-title-share 06/09/2016
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IEO closes the biological cycle of the Atlantic bluefin tuna in captivity

The Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), has succeeded for the first time on a global scale to close the biological cycle of the Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)) in captivity. This means that, for the first time documented, we have obtained important viable on the basis of players born also in captivity. It is a milestone worldwide, after...
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SCIENTISTS DEVELOP AN INEXPENSIVE METHOD TO CULTIVATE MICROALGAE

The new technological advances have allowed a significant decrease in the resources required for the production of microalgae. This can lead to an increase in the use of the microalgae in a wide range of applications, from food production to medical applications. The microalgae have a great potential for industrial biotechnology....
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There is still time to submit your abstract for AE2016

Remember to all the members of the XRAq that you are still in time to send your communications by congress Aquaculture Europe 2016 to be held next September in Edinburgh. The deadline of sending is on the 31st of July. More information: http://www.easonline.org/39-uncategorised/346-aquaculture-europe-2016 07/07/16 ???
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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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VIII Conference of Aquaculture on the South Atlantic Coast in Cartaya (Huelva)

The 7th and 8th of June 2016, there will be the EIGHTH Conference of Aquaculture on the Coast Sudatlàntic in Cartaya (Huelva), a town where is located the Centro IFAPA Agua del Pino, the main organizer of this conference. The conference counted with a program that includes a keynote lecture, twenty-four papers and two round tables, as well as a competition of posters....
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In memory of D. Antonio Marzoa Dopico

The past day 14 of may it miss Mr. Antonio Marzoa Dopico, person of reference in the world of maritime and fishing port of Catalonia and the Spanish state. Mr. Marzoa Dopico, father of the President of the Catalan Association of Aquaculture Sr. D. Antonio Marzoa Notlevsen, he was distinguished with many awards and was a person very...
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The XRAq in the table AENOR for rulemaking on the slaughter of fish from aquaculture

The XRAq has closely participated with other institutions in a meeting organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Magrama), the Spanish Association for Standardisation and Certification (AENOR) and the Business Association of Producers of Marine culture of Spain (APROMAR). The XRAq will show its point of view regarding to this regulations, of special
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Two XRAq researchers won the best poster at EAS 2015

From the XRAq we are pleased to inform you that at the past congress of the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) held in Rotterdam, two of our researchers, Doctor Lourdes Reig and Doctor Ingrid Masaló both from the UPC, won the prize for the best poster. It is certainly a fact worthy of remark. The...
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Conference: “The professionals of the Biology in the Research centres”

The next may 18 will be held at the IRTA of Sant Carles de la Ràpita the conference “the professional of the Biology in the Research centres”, organized by the Col.college of Biologists of Catalonia and the Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA). The conference, open from 10 to 13h, includes the following topics: The...
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Tinamenor SLU ends an aquaculture activity over 40 years in Cantabria

The inaction of the regional administration and central in front of the repeated requests of Tinamenor to regularise their situation with Costs; and the fatality of a disease that has affected this incubator industrial from October 2015, put an end to an activity of 40 years in Cantabria, and leaves without a job to 44 employees direct and 35...
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XRAq at 5th Trout River show of Alfarràs ...

On April 15th,16th and 17th, is held the V Gastronomic Exhibition of the River Trout in Alfarràs 2016, and the XRAq will be present again. The conference this weekend will feature a talk by lEduard Chifré (Generalitat of Catalonia) and Pablo Bou (promoter of the XRAq). The children...
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Conference on problems generated by apple snail

On the 11th of May will take place at Col.legi de Biòlegs de Catalunya, the “Conference on the problems generated by the apple snail (Pomacea sp.) and the techniques carried out to combat it”. Mercè Dufort, Professor of Cell Biology.cellular and member of the XRAq, will explain the biological characteristics of the snail apple. You can see the whole program on this link: http://cbiolegs.cat/2016/04/07/jornada-sobre-la-problematica-generada-pel-cargol-poma/...
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Job offer: Monzón Biotech S.L.

El clúster Acuiplus ha publicat una oferta de feina de Director de l'empresa Monzón Biotech, S.L., dedicada a la producció de microalgues per a l´aqüicultura, alimentació animal i cosmètica. Trobareu l´oferta de feina en aquest enllaç: http://www.acuiplus.org/2016/04/07/oferta-de-empleo-monzon-biotech-s-l/ 07/04/16
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OESA publishes a new guide for journalists on aquaculture

The Biodiversity Foundation, through the Observatorio Español de Acuicultura (OESA), has published a new manual of aquaculture directed to professionals of the communication: the 'Guía para periodistas sobre acuicultura'. The media play a fundamental role to contribute to lapropament aquaculture society, and this guide is designed to facilitate statistics most recent...
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'Film and sea', new web section of the School of Nautical Fishing training

The website of the Training School Nauticopesquera of Catalonia has started a new section: 'Cinema and the sea', which allows you to connect the Seventh Art and the Sea in the world teaching. From of by.movies and documentaries, the new section presents a series of tabs where you can find a source party application educational film...
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“Offshore Mariculture Conference 2016” from April 6th to 8th in Barcelona

From 6 to 8 April 2016, Barcelona will host the sixth edition of the international conference “Offshore Mariculture Conference”, which focused on the business of breeding fish on the high seas. The programme will explore the progress and prospects for aquaculture in the high seas, both in european waters as well as international, and includes a visit to...
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