Low Trophic Life Webinar: “Optimising IMTA performance in South Africa – Case: Wild Coast Abalone”

Abalone pellets with IMTA seaweed.

PhD student Emmanuel Falade has worked with Wild Coast Abalone, the 3rd largest abalone farm in South Africa and AquaVitae partner, to optimise the co-production of abalone and macroalgae in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) systems. In this live webinar, he gave an insight into some preliminary results from this fascinating applied research.

Emmanuel Falade is a Nigerian who is currently studying towards his PhD at Rhodes University in South Africa. He is the award winner of the 2019 NFR/TWAS Doctoral grant at Rhodes. He holds a Master of Agricultural Technology in Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology from FUTA, Nigeria. Emmanuel is passionate about fish nutrition, environmental management and sustainable aquaculture practices.