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Competences: Alevines y Doradas, S.A (ADSA) is a commercial company dedicated to the ongrowing of aquaculture marine species (seabass and seabream) since 1991. The company is part of the TINAMENOR GROUP, one of the main Aquaculture operators in Europe since 1973. ADSA facilities include tanks on land and sea cages for ongrowing, from 3g to ration size (400gr.) and beyond, to a premium weight of 2-3 kg. ADSA also includes a marine hatchery (Mar Abierto) with a capacity for the production of 30 million fry of different species (typically seabass, sea bream and sole). Currently ADSA is considered one of the leading companies within the European Aquaculture Sector.

Parallel with this commercial activity, ADSA has been involved in different research and development projects within the field of Aquaculture, some of them with participants of the current project (ULPG).

Role: ADSA will participate in task 4.1 “Fish Growth and development" providing seabass juveniles to be reared to commercial size (350-400g) on a commercial diet, a Low FM diet, a Low FO diet and a Low FM/FO diet. ADSA will also contribute to task 2.4 “Development of larvae optimised diets” and Task 4.2 “Health and disease resistance”. Appropriate husbandry procedures will be applied for the duration of the project, including trained personnel, adequate holding units and regulation and control of rearing environment.

Staff members’ profile:

  • Dr. Carlos Mazorra – Technical and R&D Manager Tinamenor. Main contact person for the project, Dr. Mazorra has a wide experience on scientific project management, both within the RTD and the industrial environment. After a number of years as Research Supervisor in the Marine Aquaculture Department of the Seafish Industry Authority in the UK, he joined the team of Tinamenor in 2004 as Manager of Innovation. Now also responsible for the Technical Department, he leads the contribution of the company in several R&D programs both nationally and internationally.
  • Technical Hatchery personnel will take care of the daily operations associated to the fish husbandry procedures.

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7 /2007-2013) under grant agreement no 288925. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the European Union cannot be held responsible for any use which maybe made of the information contained therein.