World Brackishwater Aquaculture Conference, 23-25 January 2019, Chennai, India

BRAQCON 2019 will provide a unique platform for people involved in brackishwater aquaculture and fisheries, nationally and internationally. Sharing of experience and research advancements in the frontier areas would facilitate maximum utilisation, cultivation, conservation and development of aquatic resources. The conference would elicit interest among young researchers and scientists to undetake studies and research to further open up new blue growth avenues for a better world. BRAQCON 2019 is also an attempt to foster cooperation between concerned governmental, non-governmental institutions, private sector and farmers for advancement of sustainable aquaculture and fisheries in brackishwater ecosystems.

The conference would cover latest research and development in the broader themes of the conference in the form of special sessions, contributed papers, expert group discussions and brainstorming on issues facing aquaculturists and ecosystem managers in India and around the world. The following are the themes of the conference:

  • Brackishwater ecosystems.
  • Brackishwater and estuarine biodiversity and conservation.
  • Aquaculture production systems.
  • Reproduction and larviculture.
  • Fish and shellfish nutrition.
  • Aquatic environment and climate change.
  • Aquatic animal health.
  • Socio-economic and livelihood issues of fisheries and aquaculture.
  • Aquaculture genetics and biotechnology.

Side events will include the Farmers Conclave 2019 where industry participants can share their views with policy makers and researchers and an 'Aquaculture start-up meeting', aimed at entrepreneurs planning to enter the industry and allied sectors wishing to present ideas, innovations and technologies.

For more information please visit the BRAQCON 2019 website or download the First Announcement below.


Publisher: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

Rights: Public domain.