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    Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 2024

    Starts 2024/09/24 at 8:00 AM CAT
    Ends 2024/09/27 at 5:00 PM CAT
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    Added by Fahim Kremeier
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    @ Medellin, Colombia
    Colombia has a wide hydroclimatic diversity and geographical, which has favored the development of the aquaculture, thus counting on production of species both warm waters and cold waters mainly In freshwater, mariculture is still an area for develop and strengthen. The largest species production are both red and Nilotic Tilapia, cachama, rainbow trout and native species. Aquaculture in Colombia has been growing at a rate of close to 10% per year, this is how it has reached production of about 204,000 tons in the year 2022. The main reasons for this growth are associated with productive improvement (genetic improvement, innovation in production systems, optimization in culture conditions, implementation of biosafety and quality systems). Today Colombia has about 36,000 producers distributed throughout the national territory.

    The conference will be held in three languages for spoken and written materials. The conference will include all major aquatic species cultured in Colombia and the other LACC countries with a special focus on tilapia, trout, shrimp and marine species. More information on - for sponsorship & exhibition contact