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Aquaculture of marine species in Chile: bio-technological improvements for reliable and cost-effective production

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Dutch title: Aquacultuur van mariene soorten in Chili: biotechnologische verbeteringen voor meer voorspelbare productie van vissen en schelpdieren met betere kosten-baten
Reference no: 3E981139
Period: December 1998 till December 2001
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Aquaculture; Biotechnology; Marine organisms
Taxonomic term: Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]
Geographical term: Chile [Marine Regions]

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Dierlijk Productie; Laboratorium voor Aquacultuur en Artemia Reference Center (ARC), more
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Departement Biologie; Afdeling Dierenecologie en -systematiek; Aquatische Ecologie en Evolutiebiologie, more
  • Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad (VLIR), more, sponsor

Bilateral scientific and technological co-operation with the Universidad de Los Lagos - Department of Basic Sciences, Chili. Co-promoted by Gajardo Gonzalo.
R&D with regard to : - nutritional quality of live feed for marine fish and shellfish larve; - manipulation of broodstock nutrition for improved quality of offspring; - genetic and phenotypical characterisation of brine shrimp, Artemia strains. Training and education in the same fields.

- Improve culture of larval fish and molluscs.
- Optimalization culture of native species.
- Identification of new Artemia habitats.
- Genetic characterization of Artemia populations.
- Investigate the suitability of Artemia strains for aquaculture.

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