Session 2

Towards sustainable fisheries and aquaculture activities.

Like all human activities that have “natural environment expenses”, fishing and aquaculture have activities that impact on ecosystems. The sustainability of modes of exploitation of natural living resources is no longer the sole responsibility of these primary production activities, which are highly dependent on the quality of a natural environment that is strongly affected by numerous uses. Hence the need to define what is called a responsible activity combining production activity, minimisation of the ecological footprint and environmental monitoring.

A mini-session included in this session will be organised by the Fisheries Research and Education Agency of Japan (FRA Japan) and Ifremer on “Coastal ecosystems and bivalve production”. (see News)

Key words: fishing, new and traditional aquaculture, minimisation of the ecological footprint on ecosystems, environmental monitoring and contributions to the increase of knowledge on exploited or cultivated resources.


Challenges toward sustainable oyster aquaculture and seagrass management under oligotrophication with climate change

Recent trends in oyster aquaculture in Japan and sustainability research

Northward expansion of the paramyxean ovarian parasite Marteilioides chungmuensis in the Pacific oyster in Japan.

Long-term changes in a coastal social-ecological system supporting shellfish farming (Thau lagoon France): highlighting regime shifts and their perception by inhabitants.

New Challenges for Clam Resource Recovery in France and Japan under the second MOU between IFREMER and FRA.

Mediterranean Oyster Farming on the Road to Sustainability: Regionalized Spat Collection in Lagoons as a Climate Change Adaptation Solution.

Phytoplankton community structure and dynamics affecting bivalve recruitment in Hiroshima Bay Japan

In situ trophic ecology of benthic marine suspension feeders.

Increasing biological knowledge of the R. philippinarum population from Arcachon Bay (SW France) for a better sustainable management.