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Researching Alternatives to Fish Oils in Aquaculture(RAFOA)

Researching Alternatives to Fish Oils in Aquaculture

Researching Alternatives to Fish Oils in Aquaculture

Project Glossary

Due to the technical nature of this site it employs regular use of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Here is an explanation of the acronyms and abbreviations used.

RAFOA
Researching Alternatives to Fish Oils in Aquaculture
FO
Fish Oils
VO
Vegetable Oil
RO
Rapeseed Oil
EFA
Essential Fatty Acid
LO
Linseed Oil
OO
Olive Oil
PO
Palm Oil
FAD
Fatty Acid Desaturase
HUFA
Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acid
DHA
Docosahexaenoic Acid
VLDL
Very Low Density Lipoprotein
HDL
High Density Lipoprotein
EPA
Eicosapentaenoic Acid
NADPH
Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate

Abbreviated Partner Names

Some of the names of the partners have been abbreviated throughout the site.

NIFES
National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research
INRA
Institut National De La Recherche Agronomique
ICCM
Instituto Canario De Ciencias Marinas
IFREMER
Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer

Other Abbreviations

Other abbreviations used throughout the site.

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