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Feeding Bugs to Fish

Are fly larvae the future for aquaculture?

Growing aquaculture fish populations often relies on farmed sources such as poultry or soybean for feed. What if instead, we raised Black Soldier Fly larvae on food scraps, fattening them up to become a nutritional food source for farmed fish? An insect diet provides a massive amount of protein and has a much lower environmental impact.

About Isobel Sewell

Isobel Sewell is a PhD candidate at UWA, working with industry on alternatives to fish protein in barramundi and marron aquaculture diets. She is passionate about utilising aquaculture for food security and environmental benefits.

This event is run in partnership with the UWA Oceans Institute.

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    Event Showings

    Thurs 14 July 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

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    Price

    Free

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    Location

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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    Accessibility

    Wheelchair access