Preliminary Session Titles (to be finalised)
Please submit abstracts for oral papers, or poster submissions based on the following themes;
|Fisheries||Topics related to scallop fisheries, management, gear, sustainability etc.|
|Stock Assessment and Modelling||Fishery surveys, recruitment, methodologies and modelling.|
|Stock, Management and Space||Spatial management, closed areas, rotational management, enhancement.|
|Aquaculture||Culture techniques, hatchery, larval and nutrition|
|Ranching and Diving||Bottom culture, enhancement, alternative harvest techniques|
|Biology and Physiology||General scallop biology.|
|Genetics, Reproduction and Biochemistry||Specialist physiological topics and applications.|
|Diseases, Toxins, Parasites & Pollution||Phycotoxins, harmful algae, diseases, pollutants (metals, organochemicals etc.), parasites.|
|Scallops and Environment||Ecological considerations, indicator species, species interactions, blue carbon, climate change.|
|Scallop Products and Markets||Value adding, new products, market logistics, transport, marketing.|
|Scallops in Society||Any relevant topic related to scallops in society, science, art, culture.|
|Speedy Scallops||Daily, last 20 minutes of Session.
‘4 minutes, 2 slides, 1 question’ on any relevant topic.
|Scallop Fishing Industry Session||Industry-directed session with opportunities for discussion between scientists, managers and industry members.|