Society of Israeli Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology


Sponsored by
National Center for Mariculture
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research

 


20 February 2006, Eilat, Israel

 

 

Scientific Program

Scientific Program (2005)

Scientific Program (2004)

Society of Israeli Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology (SIAMB)

The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture (Bamidgeh)

 

09:30 - 10:00 OPENING REMARKS AND GREETINGS:

Benny Ron – Symposium Chairman
Amos Tandler – Director of the National Center for Mariculture
Meir Ytzhak - Halevi – Eilat Mayor

10:00 – 11:00 MORNING SESSION 1 - AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION
CHAIR – William Koven

10:00 OPENING LECTURE:
William L. Shelton , USA – INVITED SPEAKER
Zoology Department, Oklahoma University, USA
Exotic Species in Global Aquaculture

10:30 Noam Mozes
The development and construction of a land-based fish production pilot system in Eilat

10:45 Yuval Alfiya
Improvements of oxygen transfer performance in a Low-Head Mega-Flow air-driven recirculating system

11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

11:30 – 13:00 MORNING SESSION 2 – AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION & NUTRITION
CHAIR – AMIT GROSS

11:30 Ingrid Lupatsch
Effect of stocking density on growth, feed utilization and energy metabolism in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax)

11:45 Alon Singer
Design and application of a novel approach to nitrification-denitrification processes in a zero-discharge system for inland aquaculture

12:00 Natella Mirzoyan
Characterization of sludge from inland recirculated brackish water aquaculture operations for possible production of biogas

12:15 Sammy Boussiba
A disposable flat panel photobioreactor (DFPP) for the production of high value microalgae susceptible to contamination

12:30 Michal Ucko
Use of the microalga Navicula lenzii for nutrient removal from effluent of marine recirculating aquaculture systems and their use as food source for filter feeders

12:45 Amir Neori
Ecology and profitable aquaculture

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION

14:00 – 15:00 AFTERNOON PARALLEL SESSION 1A – GENETICS & REPRODUCTION
CHAIR – SERGEI GORSHKOV

14:00 Georgios Kotoulas , Greece – INVITED SPEAKER
Inst. for Marine Biology and Genetics, Hellenic Ctr. Marine Res., Greece
Aspects of comparative genomics in the gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata

14:30 Gad Degani
Gene transcription of hormones in the testis of blue Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus, Pallas 1770) during sexual behavior

14:45 Joseph Aizen
Production and validation of biologically active tethered tilapia FSH and LH

14:00 – 16:10 AFTERNOON PARALLEL SESSION 1B – PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOBIOLOGY
CHAIR - ANGELO COLORNI

14:00 Shira Perlberg
Swim Bladder Non-Inflation (SBN) in angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare: characterization and the role of environmental factors

14:15 Sharon Ram
The biology of Enteromyxum leei (Myxosporea), a pathogen of sea bream and other fish species

14:30 Arik Diamant
Impact of Enteromyxum leei on sparid cultures in five Mediterranean countries

14:45 Alexander Gelman
Effect of ozone on live fish survival in shops and shelf life of chilled fish

15:00 Raanan Ariav
Deformities in mariculture fish species

15:15 – 16:10 EVENING SESSION 1 – GENETICS & OPEN SEA MARICUTLURE
CHAIR - MUKI SHPIGEL

15:15 Avner Cnaani – INVITED SPEAKER
University of New Hampshire, USA
Variation in genetic sex determination among tilapia species

15:35 Eric Hallerman - INVITED SPEAKER
Dept. of Fish. & Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State University, USA
Diet regulates gene expression in tilapia

15:55 Yechiam Shapira
Submersible and flexible fish-cage system for open sea mariculture

16:10 Odi Golden
Growing fish in ecological marine cages - a way to save Mariculture in Israel

16:25 CLOSING REMARKS IN THE MAIN LECTURE HALL
Hillel Gordin & Zvi Yaron

16:30 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK, TOUR TO PILOT AT NCM/IOLR & 'SIAMB' MEETING

16:45 – 17:30 The third annual meeting of the:
SOCIETY OF ISRAELI AQUACULTURE AND MARINE-BIOTECHNOLOGY (SIAMB)

POSTER SESSIONS – DURING COFFEE BREAKS & LUNCH

Svetlana Yom Din, Avshalom Hurvitz, Doron Goldberg, Karen Jackson, Berta Levavi-Sivan and Gad Degani
Growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1 expression in Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), during the first stage of growth

Adi Tovin, Eli Recht, Eitan Anglister, Noga Kronfeld-Schor and Yoav Gothilf
Locomotor activity recording system in zebrafish

Itzik Geva, Benny Ron, Sigal Lutzky, Oria Nixon, Sharon Golan-Fisher and William Koven
Exposure to exogenous thyroid hormone affects metamorphic development in white grouper larvae (Epinephelus aeneus)

Ali Türker & Özlem Bilgin
The possibility of usage of hazelnut meal as a substitute for soybean meal in rainbow trout diets of Oncorhynchus mykiss

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