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Aquatic Animal Medicine

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Course Titles:

Global Aquaculture: Where is it Going and Why - Should I Really Be Buying More Seafood?

Course Number: 11975

(1 CE) 1 Continuing Education Unit offered

Speaker: Dr. Chris Weeks


Aquaculture remains the fastest growing food commodity in the world and is expected to fulfill and important role in improving food security, raising nutritional standards and alleviating poverty across the globe in the future.  In this session we examine human health aspects associated with seafood, current trends observed in the seafood industry, and assess how human impacts and perceptions towards aquaculture on a global scale effect seafood production potential in the North Central Region US.