IFOP researchers will present their results at “VII Seminar on Research Applied to Mythiliculture (SIAM 2021)”
22 November, 2021

IFOP researchers will present their results at “VII Seminar on Research Applied to Mythiliculture (SIAM 2021)”

November 24th, 2021 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

The seminar has been held annually since 2015 and brings together national researchers to present their results associated with mythiliculture.

This Thursday, November 25th, in the morning and afternoon (8: 30-12: 30 and 14: 30-18: 00) “VII Seminar on Research Applied to Mitiliculture (SIAM 2021)”will be held. Instance in which researchers from different national institutions meet to present their results associated with mythiliculture.

In this edition, there will be 10 exhibitions, of which 3 will be in charge of IFOP’s Aquaculture Research Division researchers.

The first IFOP speaker will be David Opazo, Environment Department researcher, who will present between 10:00 and 10:30 the work entitled ” Mitilids larvae abundance in Los Lagos region inland sea “. In this exhibition. IFOP Mitilidae Larvae Monitoring Program main results be presented, research whose purpose is to describe and understand mitilid larvae natural supply on which mitilid farming industry is based today.

The second shift will correspond to Dr. Luis Henríquez, Repopulation and Cultivation Department researcher who will present between 11:00 and 11:30 the work entitled ” Ecosystemic engineers aquaculture, effects of cultivation, biogenic structuring and its role in coastal ecosystems restoration”.

Finally, in the afternoon session, it will be Dr. Óscar Espinoza’s IFOP’s Harmful Algae Studies Center (CREAN) head, who will present between 16:00 and 16:30 the work entitled “Climate variability and environments oceanographic studies associated with exceptional Harmful Algal Blooms in Los Lagos region ”. In this exhibition, management and monitoring programs for red tides and marine toxins IFOP’s CREAN historical results will be presented, with an emphasis on exceptional FAN events and favorable atmospheric-oceanographic conditions for their development in the inland sea. and coastline exposed to the Pacific of the Lake District.

In addition to IFOP researchers presentations. Seminar will feature 7 other presentations by prominent researchers from various national institutions, including Universidad Católica del Norte, Universidad Austral de Chile, Instituto Tecnológico de la Mitilicultura, Universidad de Chile, Universidad de la Frontera and Universidad Santo Tomás.

To participate in SIAM 2021, free of charge and online (ZOOM), those interested must register at the following link:


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