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European Percid Fish Culture (EPFC)


EAS thematic group on the culture of pikeperch, perch and other species of the family percidae for human consumption, stocking and conservation.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Dear EAS Members,
Dear PERCID-fish aquaculture insiders and stakeholders,

this is the website of the European Percid Fish Culture (EPFC) thematic group within EAS. Bringing together all those with an interest in the culture of pike-perch, perch and other species of the family percidae for human consumption, stocking and conservation. The goal of EPFC is to involve representatives from the sector in a network and to facilitate future cooperation and knowledge transfer, profiting from the high level of proficiency of all EPFC participants. The group is open to all members of the EAS and explicitly invites farmers and producers as well as scientists and policy makers.


Workshop on Percid reproduction - FULLY BOOKED!
Board Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) from Ireland, in conjunction with EPFC, are holding a stakeholder meeting in Carrick on Shannon, Ireland on 8-9 March 2017. The purpose of the meeting is to allow for discussion on a range of issues surrounding Reproduction in Percid Culture. The meeting will be informal and conducted in boardroom style allowing for interaction between attendees on a range of topics of mutual interest. Attendance is free to EPFC members but limited to 30 attendees. The meeting is specifically targeted at individuals or companies actively involved in percid research or production.
(Edit 30.01.17) The workshop is FULLY BOOKED and no further registrations can be accepted.
Find the full workshop programme here.


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It took us a bitlonger than usually, but we have finally managed to summarize the outcomes of the 2016 EPFC Workshop held in Edingburgh. The following link contains the agenda, abstracts and the download-links to all workshop presentations.
The EPFC workshop 2016 summary is published now here.

The EPFC workshop 2015 summary is published now here.

The EPFC workshop 2014 summary is published now here.

The EPFC workshop 2013 summary is published now here.

The EPFC workshop 2012 summary is published now here.

For further information please refer to the EAS website and our group on LinkedIn.


EPFC ist coordinated by:

  • Dr. Stefan Teerlinck, Inagro, BE
  • Assoc. Prof Dipl. -Ing. TomᚠPolicar, Ph.D., Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, CZ
  • Dr. Stefan Meyer, Gesellschaft für Marine Aquakultur, DE
Hosted by:
European Aquaculture Society (EAS)


The EPFC is kindly supported by:

INAGRO        FROV        GMA Büsum     

Disclaimer: EPFC is an integral part of the European Aquaculture Society (EAS), www.easonline.org.

Imprint: Website responsible: Stefan Meyer, Gesellschaft für Marine Aquakultur (GMA) mbH, Hafentörn 3, 25761 Büsum, Germany, meyer (at) gma-buesum (dot) de, Tel: +49483496539911, Fax: +49483496539999.