• 24 Feb 2023
  • SAP launches the first edition of an exclusively fish farming focused event in the heart of the biggest fish farming region of India.Experts have discussed the need for diversified aquaculture with better management of ponds and rearing of fish varieties in demand. Farmers, researchers, officials and scientists from the State and Central government organisations exchanged views on various aspects of aquaculture at ‘Fish India 2023’ conclave organised by the Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP) on 24.02.2023. More than 200 delegates from different States and foreign universities, consultants and heads of various companies attended the event. Founder president, SAP, S.Sanathanakrishnan said that stakeholders of aquaculture discussed various issues related to feed supply, hatchery and  pond management. S. Kandhan, Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), a research wing of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), spoke on ‘Seed quality for successful seabass farming’. He explained the rising demand for seabass in the market. Prof. Dominique Bureau of the University of Guelph, Canada, gave a presentation on ‘Making precision fish farming in Asia with latest technology’. Principal Scientist, Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, R. Jaya Kumar, farmer and Aquaculture Outlook editor Jaideep Kumar and others spoke.