2nd International Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries

Theme : Profitable Aquaculture

The 2nd International Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries cordially invites participants from all over the world to attend this annual global event which is scheduled to be held on 14-15 October, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Our goal is to appraise the aquaculture experts with latest developments and the newest technologies by gathering the professionals of aquaculture. This is the mega exceptional platform to learn, discuss and explore your wisdom. Here you can meet all the researchers, professors, faculty, students, experts and many more and grow your connections across the world in your field. We desire to clench every individual of this field around the globe and arrange a senate and stake their knowledge and wisdom and learn the new technologies as well as the developments. Our image is to inflate the global expert's network to endorse Aquaculture.

We cordially invite all of you to participate in Aqualife 2019!


Scope and Importance:

About 567 aquatic species are currently farmed all over the world, representing a wealth of genetic diversity both within and among species. Aquaculture is practiced by both some of the poorest farmers in developing countries and by multinational companies. Eating fish is part of the cultural tradition of many people and in terms of health benefits, it has an excellent nutritional profile. It is a good source of protein, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and essential micronutrients Aquatic plants such as seaweed are also an important resource for aquaculture as they provide nutrition, livelihood and other important industrial uses.

Eighty per cent of current aquaculture production is derived from animals low in the food chain such as herbivorous, omnivorous fish and molluscs. Based on its dynamic performance over the last 30 years, and with fairly stable catches from capture fisheries, it is likely that the future growth of the fisheries sector will come mainly from aquaculture. The conference provides a forum for consultation and discussion on aquaculture It also advises on technical matters related to aquaculture & provides a wealth of information and tools on aquaculture development, issues and opportunities worldwide.

In terms of global distribution, 2012 saw China lead in aquaculture production worldwide, and it will continue to do so through 2030. While RAS represents only 6% of current production in China, the strong trend toward larger, more efficient systems is driving rapid change.

Aquaculture market in Malaysia:

Aquaculture industry in Malaysia nowadays has become one of engine of growth that contributes to the improvement in the economy of country. Fisheries industry is one of the main sectors of food supply in Malaysia. Malaysia covers a total area of 329,847 km2 with a population of 31.6 million people in 2016. Aquaculture is becoming one of ways to enhance food security and increase export revenues of Malaysia. Aquaculture is the main contributor to economy of Malaysia at 407,387.31 MT valued at US$ 0.68 million providing livelihood to 21,790 people and inland capture fisheries at 5,847.97 MT valued at US$ 0.02 million. Thus, commercialisation of aquaculture industry is the great concern given by government and private sectors to promote a better life and standard of living of people despite of increasing the economy development. In addition, aquaculture industry is become to produce high value species for domestic market as well as for the export market. About 80 percent of the Malaysian shrimp culture production is exported, mostly to Singapore, Japan, the United States, and Europe. Export market contributes mainly towards increasing revenues in economy of Malaysia.

Why to Attend ?

The main purpose of the conference is to highlight the potential of aquaculture production with the aim of supporting economic development and investment opportunities in Malaysia. Aquatic biodiversity is a vital component to a country in the disguise of recreation, as food security and the national economic development of a nation. The fisheries sector has faced numerous issues resulting from human interventions in the form of overfishing, oil spills and pollution arising from wastage disposals in the marine habitats. The subject is of paramount importance to be addressed and the need for the message to be disseminated is crucial. The Conference will witness the participation of academicians, researchers, industry expects, policy makers and professionals in the fields of Fisheries and Aquaculture. The gathering will certainly pave way for necessary measures taken to overcome the problems faced by the sector and for precautions to counter issues that will arise in the future.

  • To exchange and circulate information, ideas and practical experience on all matters relating to fisheries and their management.
  • To designate the categories of membership appropriate to the experience, qualifications and contribution of members to the profession and determine the letters that may be placed after the names of members indicating these designations.
  • To establish and maintain an appropriate Branch and Specialist section structure to meet the local, specialist and overall needs of fisheries interests.