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Monday 20-11-2017

Farhaty Hall, Grand Nile Tower Hotel – Cairo




Opening Ceremony

Prof. Dr. Abd El-Moneem  Al-Banna

Minister of Agriculture & Land Reclamation

Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Medany

President, Agricultural ResearchCenter

Ms. Corinne Henchoz Pignani

Director of Cooperation,

 Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt

Dr. Gareth Johnstone

Worldfish Director General

Prof. Dr. Ayman Ammar

Director, Central Laboratory for

Aquaculture Research


Coffee Break

Session 1

(Main Hall)


Session Chairs

Prof. Dr. Hussein Elghboashy; Prof.  Dr. Harrison Charo Karisa

and Prof. Dr. John Benzie


Dr. Mohamed Faisal

Michigan University

Disease prevention in Aquaculture through development of an Effective national fish health plan.


Dr. Malcolm Beveridge


Aquaculture and food security in Africa.


Dr. Benoy Kumar Barman


The growing role that aquaculture plays in providing nutrition, employment and economic development for the poor in Egypt and Bangladesh.



Session 2

(Hall A)

Fish Diseases


Session Chairs

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Marzouk; Prof. Dr. Salah Meselhy

and Prof. Dr. Refaat El Gamal


Paper Title

15.00 – 15.15

Effect of biofilm coating of inactivated pseudomonas putida vaccine on the antibody titers and survival of red tilapia, Oreochromis species.

 Yasser Abdelhadi

15.15 – 15.30

Effects of (Salvia officinalis) extract on fish health and reproductive performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

Doaa A. El-Araby

15.30 – 15.45

Protection of channel catfish against Edward siellapiscicida infection by using life attenuated vaccine.

Asmaa Edrees

15:45 – 16.00

Assessment of single and combined co-infection of Aeromonas hydrophila and Vibrio parahaemolyticus on disease pathogenicity in Oreochromis niloticus.

Marwa F.  Abd El-Kader

16.00 – 16.15

Gene sequencing and prevalence of some Edward sellatarda virulence genes.

Marwa F. Abd El-Kader

16.15 - 16.30

Phenotypic and Molecular characterization of Vibrio species affecting Long nose parrotfish, Hipposcarus harid, inhabiting the Red Sea basin at Hurghada, Egypt.

Hany M.R. Abdel Latif


General Discussion

Session 3

(Hall B)

Fish Physiology and Ecology

15.00 – 17.00

Session Chairs

Prof. Dr. Zeinab Nagdy; Prof. Dr. Fatma El Nemaky

and Prof. Dr. Ahmed Khater


Paper Title

15.00 – 15.15

Effect of Salinity Levels on Serum Osmolarity and Related Parameters of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its Relation to Growth Performance.

Haytham Ahmed Abd El-Ghaffar

15.15 – 15.30

Effects of pH on Growth Index, Blood Physiological Parameters and some of digestive enzymes of the Nile tilapia Fish, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758).

Haytham Ahmed Abd El-Ghaffar

15.30 – 15.45

Growth container color affecting growth and oil content of Chlorella vulgaris.

Abou El Khair El-Sayed

15:45 – 16.00

Impact of pond management on some physico-chemical Characteristics, phytoplankton biodiversity and  Length-weight relationship in fish.

Neima A.F. Aly

16.00 - 16.15

Effect of Different Concentrations of Ammonia on PhysiologicalState and Growth Performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).

Dr. Mona Hamed

16.15 - 16.30

Population dynamics of Nempterus Japonicus (Bolch, 1791) in Gulf of Suez, Egypt.

Mohammed Gaber Desouky


General Discussion

Session 4

(Hall  C )


15.00 – 17.00

Session Chairs

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aal; Prof. Dr. Gamal Abdel Nasser

and Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Salam.


Paper Title

15.00 – 15.15

A study on spawning of Solea vulgaris from BardawilLake and Solea aegytiaca from QarounLake in Egypt.

Abd El-Azeem Mohamed Abdel Azeem

15.15 – 15.30

Effect of different stocking densities and sex ratios on reproductive performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in concrete ponds.

Ahmed Abdalla Abdel Rahman Ali

15.30 – 15.45

Effect of Eruca sativa seeds on reproductive and productive performance and some physiological blood characteristics of Nile tilapia broodstock in concrete ponds.

Ahmed Abdalla Abdel Rahman Ali

15:45 – 16.00

Effect of gardencress (Lepidium sativum) and watercress (Eruca sativa) on some physiological profiles in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus.

Amany A.  Gharieb

16.00 - 16.15

Stimulation spawning of common carp, grass carp and silver carp induced by carp pituitary extract, human chorionic gonadotrophin, receptor and ovaprim hormones for limited commercial purposes.

Mohamed E. Farag

16.15 – 16.30

Effect of probiotics, prebiotics and their combination on growth, hematological and biochemical indices of the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).

El-Erian, M.A.


General Discussion