WHAT IS IMTA?
The Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) is acknowledged as a promising solution for the sustainable development of aquaculture.
IMTA refers to the integrated farming of several species from different trophic levels in close proximity. In IMTA, one species is intended to complete another. With the multi-trophic approach, aquaculture of fed organisms (finfish or shrimp) is combined with the culture of organisms that extract either dissolved inorganic nutrients (seaweeds) or particulate organic matter (shellfish) and hence, the biological and chemical processes at work balance each other.
(Blog) Novel data and predictive analytics for supporting sustainable (IMTA) production
Article produced by WINGS. The overall objective of IMPAQT is to develop and validate in-situ a multi-purpose (inland, coastal and offshore productions), multi-sensing (heterogeneous sensors and new/emerging technologies) and multi-functional […]
(Blog) Data Science, non-invasive instruments, and IT for the Seafood Quality Assessment in the aquaculture sector.
Article produced by Anastasia Lytou, and George-John Nychas from the Laboratory of Microbiology & Biotechnology of Foods, Dept. of Food Science & Human Nutrition, from the Agricultural University of Athens. […]
IMPAQT training is here!
IMTA is a relatively new concept in Aquaculture, and to help improve the understanding of the concept better, IMPAQT has prepared an online training course. The course is free […]