Casal Paguera host the International Symposium on otoliths from 20 to 24 October 2014

  • Signing a cooperation agreement between the IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB) and the Municipality of Calvià


Palma, 10th march 2014.The director of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA, CSIC-UIB), Beatriz Morales Nin, and the Mayor of Calvia, Manuel Onieva Santacreu, have signed a partnership agreement that will enable the Casal Paguera hosts the 5th International Otoliths Symposium, to be held in Mallorca from 20 to 24 October 2014.

The agreement takes into account that the City of Calvià will provide to the congress organiztion the Casal Paguera facilities, such the staff and technical means.

Peguera wil be the meeting point of the more than 200 national and international researchers to participate in this scientific event , which aims to develop and improve methods based on analysis of calcified tissues of fish for deployment as tools support the sustainable management of the marine environment .

The symposium, the fifth in a series that began in 1993, is organized by Professor Beatriz Morales Nin, director of IMEDEA (CSIC- UIB) and leader of the Fish Ecology group, and is supported by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES ) .