Invitation to the

2nd Summer Shoal 2018
on fish ethology & welfare

1-5 September 2018 · Marina Julia · NE Italy

Organised by fair-fish international association and its FishEthoBase research team



1) Invitation for early registration

We will be happy to host up to 50 participants from industry, science, authorities and NGOs.

Participation fee, including lodging and all meals (except beverage):

    •    Option A: 1-5 September (full programme), EUR 420, early birds EUR 336 *

    •    Option B: 1.4 September (Aquaculture only), EUR 315, early birds EUR 252 

    •    Option C: 3-5 Septemer (Fishery only) EUR 210, early birds EUR 168 *

* Early bird discounts: The fees in bold characters are valid only when registered and paid by 28 February. As of March, the fees in brackets will be applied.

Download the registration form here (you might then look for it in your download folder)


3) Become a sponsor of the Summer Shoal

The organisational costs of the 2nd Summer Shoal amount at EUR 10.000.

Are you interested in sponsorship? Please contact us.





Be part of a very special dialogue setting!

Find the draft programme here.

➜ Have a look back on the Summer Shoal 2017 here.



New congress format: sitting in a circle in the open air, fostering concentration and communication. With a minimum of technical devices; foldable fabric posters placed on the grass.
➜ Find all details about the location here.



2) Call for abstracts

Deadline: 1st of March

We invite scientists and practitioners to apply for a talk or a poster on one of these topics:

  • Fish behaviour in aquaculture
  • Fish health in aquaculture (incl. physiology, stress, malformations, diseases)
  •  Fish welfare as a challenge for the aquaculture industry
  • Fish welfare and certifications schemes in aquaculture
  • Fish welfare issues and solutions in fisheries
  • Economic inequalities in fisheries: Is there a fairer deal?

Please apply before 1st of March, based on your research results or on your experience in industry, controlling or advocacy.

Find the detaiiled call for abstracts here.


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