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THE IMPORTANCE OF MICROALGAE FOR AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY

The aquaculture is a fast growing sector and constantly increasing its production. This review was done in order to establish the positive and negative importance of microalgae for the aquaculture due to the growing significance of this sector. The review is divided into four sections: microalgae – a valuable additive …

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SPIRULINA HELPS TO FIGHT OBESITY AND THE ACCUMULATION OF LIPIDS IN THE LIVER

The potential anti-obesity mechanisms include appetite regulation, lipid digestion/absorption intervention, fatty acid oxidation, regulation of lipogenesis and lipolysis . Recently, algae are considered to be a good source for anti-obesity agents. Spirulina is a algae that can be consumed by humans and other animals. This study showed that Spirulina supplementation …

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FOR CERTIFICATION AND BEST PRACTICES IN AFRICAN AQUACULTURE

By: Dr Mustapha ABA, Aquaculture Researcher Morocco. The global supply of fish for human consumption is becoming increasingly important through global aquaculture production, which has grown significantly and will expand significantly over the next decade to meet the growing demand for seafood. The sector is expected to contribute more effectively …

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FOR THE INCLUSION OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN MARINE AQUACULTURE, AND FOR A LEVER FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BLUE ECONOMY IN MOROCCO, NADA IS ORGANIZING A FORUM IN DAKHLA.

The National Agency for the Development of Aquaculture (NADA) organized, on November 13, 2019, in Dakhla, Morocco, the first Forum of aquaculture companies, under the theme: “Marine aquaculture, a lever for the development of the blue economy”. This major event is being organized at the right time as 256 new …

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Common Groups of Algae in Aquaculture Ponds

Common Groups of Algae in Aquaculture Ponds: Blue green algae Dinoflagellate algae Diatom algae Green algae Blue green algae: Blue-green algae, also known as Cyanobacteria, are a group of photosynthetic bacteria that many people refer to as “pond scum.” Blue-green algae are most often blue-green in color, but can also …

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Spirulina, one of the solutions against malnutrition in Africa?

If there is an effective remedy against malnutrition in Africa, it is spirulina. This product, which some observers describe as superfood, is rich in protein, antioxidants, iron and vitamins, making it a formidable weapon in the fight against malnutrition in Africa. Blue-green, called “blue algae”, spirulina is a cyanobacterium, a …

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The sea, our future “ Algae are a gold mine for tomorrow”

A debate on “The sea, our future” will be held on Thursday 7 June at the Espace Ouest-France in Rennes. A dive into our maritime environment with the example of algae, an unsuspected deposit as Philippe Potin, scientist at the Roscoff biological station explains. Interview with Philippe Potin, CNRS research …

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