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Serhat Turkmen, researcher at the ECOAQUA University Institute, has demonstrated with his studies that future generations of fish will be affected by the feeding of their parents, as happens in humans

A PhD student from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC...

The Research Group on Immunity, Inflammation and Cancer of the University of Murcia and the Murcian Institute for Biosanitary Research (IMIB) presented the results of their work at the Third International Conference on Fish and Molluscs Immunology, with two formulas that will soon be...
The search for more effective vaccines to alleviate the use of antibiotics is urgent, as there are few formulas and many have become outdated by the rapid evolution of the genetics of fish and also pathogens. Specialists are looking for new tools associated with molecular biology and...

In the waters of the Canary Islands, sea bass and sea bream are mainly reared, and pilot crops of corvina, medregal, tilapia and sole have been made.  With these species, mainly affected by pathologies of bacterial origin, different lines of research are being carried out by the IU-...

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LIFE BAQUA will try to improve the quality of fish feed through the banana thallus

  • by admin - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:05

2/8/2017.- The LIFE BAQUA project, "Solutions through the new use for a waste of banana crop to develop products in aquaculture and plastics sector" (LIFE15 ENV/ES/000), which belongs to the subprogramme of Environment and Climate Action of the LIFE Program of the European Union, has as main objective to establish a new model of circular economy for the use of waste generated by the cultivation of plantain, specifically the pseudostem of the plant, talo or rolo.

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The Active Women's Association for the Society discusses the rental of holiday homes

  • by admin - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:04

28/7/2017.- The Literary Cabinet hosted last Tuesday the debate `Reflections on holiday rentals', organized by the Association of Active Women for Society (MAS). The event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Tourism of the Canary Islands Government, Cristobal de la Rosa Croissier, the author of the book Collaborative Economy, Jacques Bulchand, the Urbanism Professor Eduardo Cáceres, the tourism law researcher Inmaculada González, the President of the FEHT Las Palmas, José Mª Mañaricua and Javier Valentín (ASCAV).

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The GIA starts a project to search for genetic improvement of white shrimp

  • by admin - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:59

20/7/2017.- The University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria (ULPGC) has agreed for 1.010.000 euros the transfer of innovative technology of genetic improvement for shrimp farming to the Ecuadorian company Biogemar SA The project, called MacMICOd.1, is led by the Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) of the IU-ECOAQUA and the ultimate goal is to improve the production of white prawns in terms of quality, growth and robustness.

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Firma del convenio de colaboración entre BIOGEMAR S.A y la ULPGC

  • by admin - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:51

7/7/2017.- The Rector of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Rafael Robaina, and the Ecuadorian company Biotecnología y Genetica Marina SA (BIOGEMAR SA) have signed today an Agreement on Technological Development and Knowledge Transfer. The project, carried out by the Aquaculture Research Group (GIA) of the IU-ECOAQUA, is a proposal for the implementation of genetic improvement (GPI) in the production processes of the company.

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