Fish Welfare Workshops

We offer fish welfare workshops designed to equip the learner with the knowledge and competence in fish welfare practice and handling techniques to meet and exceed regulatory and 3rd party standards requirements.

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Upcoming Fish Welfare Workshops in November

 

Workshop Title: Impact of harmful Phytoplankton and Zooplankton on Fish Health and Welfare

Objective:

Harmful algal blooms and zooplankton swarms are an increasingly consistent challenge to fish health and welfare in Irish marine aquaculture. The aim of this course is to provide an overview of harmful plankton species (zoo- and phytoplankton) and their impact on finfish health and welfare, sampling techniques, species identification and mitigation measures.

Who for:

Members of the finfish aquaculture industry involved in fish health, water quality analysis and mitigation of harmful algae and jellyfish.

 

Workshop Title: Fish Welfare at Harvest

Objective:

Fish welfare is not only an ethical consideration but has very practical implications for product quality. The aim of this course is to provide information on the importance of fish welfare at harvest, with focus on product quality implications. Relevant anatomy, physiology will be included.

Who for:

Members of the finfish aquaculture industry involved in harvesting and processing.

 

Course Tutors

The workshops will be delivered by Aquatic Veterinary Surgeons from Pharmaq Analytic (formerly Fish Vet Group).

Workshop Details

Duration – 2hrs online workshop

Workshop Type Dates
Impact of harmful Phytoplankton and Zooplankton on Fish Health and Welfare Tuesday 23 Nov 2021
Fish Welfare at harvest Tuesday 30 Nov 2021

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Fish Welfare Workshops are funded under the Ireland’s Operational Programme under EMFF and is co-funded by the Irish Government and the EU.


For More Information

Aquaculture Finfish Quality & Food Safety Specialist

Vera Flynn