FISHMEAL/FISH OIL USE IN AQUAFEED & THE EVOLVING NUTRITIONAL PROFILE OF FARMED SEAFOOD
With so much emphasis being placed on the reduction of the feed conversion ratio (FCR) in popular species like salmon, the nutritional profile of farmed seafood, and its effect on human health, can take a backseat. Following his Day 0 presentation, Dr. Giovanni M. Turchini of Deakin University will present a summary on the trends affecting on the final nutritional composition of farmed seafood, including the use of fishmeal and fish oil.
Session type: Presentation
Time: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9 – 9:15 a.m.
Place: Grand Ballroom, 4th floor, White Swan Hotel
Dr. Giovanni M. Turchini is an associate professor at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia, where he is associate head of school research and leads the marine, freshwater and aquaculture sciences research group and teaching programs. Turchini’s research interests span from fish to human nutrition, aquaculture, fatty acid metabolism, fishmeal and fish oil replacement, and ethical issues encountered in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. Throughout his career, he has been awarded two ARC Discovery fellowships, developed a series of significant industry collaborations, published extensively, and his work is highly cited and influential.