Aquaculture Common Issues Group meeting

18 September 2019
The autumn 2019 meeting of the Aquaculture Common Issues Group will take place on Wednesday 18 September 2019 at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ.

The meeting will run from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

You have to register to attend this meeting – email Karen Green to confirm your attendance

10.30     Welcome and introductions/Minutes of the previous meeting on 30 April 2019.
                Lee Cocker, Seafish.

10.35 - 12.35  Theme 1 – Innovative practitioners in the UK.

  • RAS. Fresh Prawns Produced in Lincolnshire. Dr Jonathan Newman, Flo-Gro Fresh.
  • Wrasse and lumpfish. Daniel Philips, Ocean Matters.
  • European spiny lobster. Larval culture work. David Fletcher, RAS Aquaculture Research Ltd.
  • Offshore. Huw Thomas, Offshore Shellfish Ltd.
  • The potential for UK seaweeds. Kate Burns, Islander Rathlin Kelp.

12.35 - 1.30 LUNCH

1.30 - 2.10  UK aquaculture overview. Lee Cocker, Seafish.

  • Landscape - Who’s who in UK Aquaculture
  • Seafish activities
  • Devolved Administrations activities

2.10 - 3.15  Theme 2. Consumer perceptions

  • Fish welfare guidelines. Dan Lee, Global Aquaculture Alliance.
  • GLOBALG.A.P: Balancing demand and assurance. Remko Oosterveld, GlobalG.A.P.
  • The Sustainable Seafood Consumption Initiative. Dave Little, University of Stirling.

3.15 - 3.30  The future of the group going forward.

3.30  Meeting end.

The next meeting will be in April 2020. Date and venue TBC.

For further information contact: Karen Green.
01480 431500 M: 07515 993499 E:



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