Ornamental Fish International (OFI) Training Week in Singapore.

September 17 – 20, 2012
Ornamental fish industry professionals are invited to participate in the 2012 Ornamental Fish International (OFI) Training Week in Singapore.
The aquarium industry is a worldwide industry with many operators in various steps in the chain of custody. Legislation applying to fish health, biosecurity, invasive species and animal welfare plays an increasing role in this industry. In the past it was possible to be actively involved in this industry with only a hobby background. Nowadays this is no longer enough.
Knowledge on above topics is necessary and if not present incidents may lead to mortalities that seriously affect the economics of the company and to a bad reputation of that company. This will also reflect on the industry in a negative sense and will lead to increased legislation with severe restrictions to the trade. Trade interruptions or even bans on imports or exports may be the result. For this reason education is crucial, especially education with strong practical aspects.

See more at this link – http://www.ornamental-fish-int.org/


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