Technologies and Modern Techniques for Advancing Sustainable Aquaculture

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Ecology Science and Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2024 | Viewed by 439

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Department of Ichthyology & Aquatic Environment, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece
Interests: light and electron microscopy; aquatic animal histology; aquatic animal histopathology; bone mechanical properties; collagen; aquaculture
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Dear Colleagues,

The world’s current global population is 8.1 billion, and it is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050. Food sources will not be sufficient for this rapid population growth and feeding the planet will be an intractable problem. Aquaculture could be a sustainable solution, as it is the most fast-growing food production sector. According to FAO, approximately 550 aquatic species are currently farmed all over the world, and over half of the aquatic foods used for human consumption are farmed. The total world aquaculture production reached 185.4 million tonnes in 2023, but this has to be increased in order to address the rapid growth of the Earth's population. The climate crisis makes imperative the need for novel, modern and sustainable technologies in order to maximize production and sustainably manage the aquatic environment. These new technologies will be vital in the future role of aquaculture.

Dr. Panagiotis Berillis
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • aquaculture
  • aquaponics
  • sustainable aquaculture
  • multi-trophic aquaculture
  • organic aquaculture
  • new species
  • new aquaculture technologies
  • recirculation aquaculture systems
  • engineering and technology of aquatic environments

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