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Mariculture and Marine Biotechnology

Objective: Development and transfer of know-how for Israel's mariculture industry and associated biotech industries.
Core Activities:
  • Pilot project for evaluation of the commercial feasibility of environmentally-friendly technology for rearing fish in land-based seawater ponds.

  • Development of land-based polyculture systems (fish and other organisms).

  • Domestication of new species of fish and other marine organisms.

  • Genetic improvement of mariculture species.

  • Pathobiology identification, prevention and treatment of diseases in mariculture systems.

  • Development of technologies for production of biochemicals from marine organisms.

  • Development of novel technologies and products for the aquaculture industry.

  • Technology transfer and scientific support to commercial mariculture and biotechnological enterprises.

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