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SLU Aquaculture

is a platform to promote and coordinate aquaculture research and education. Aquaculture-related research is taking place at all four faculties at SLU. Our mission is to consolidate and develop aquaculture research and education at SLU.

SLU Aquaculture news

Pod episode on aquaculture

Aquaculture has great potential to provide us with food for the future, but is also surrounded by many challenges. This episode of the SLU Future Food podcast Feeding your mind is about the opportunities and challenges of aquaculture.

Fresh chilled trout fish and trout fillet at seafood supermarket stall, photo.

Fisheries Research Station in Älvkarleby

There are many possibilities for research and experiments at the station. A creek room, an experimental creek and a stream aquarium are some of the research facilities at the station.

Three people look at the fish tanks in the breeding facility. Photo.

Funding for fisheries and aquaculture in 2021‑2027

Open now! Apply for funds from The Swedish Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture programme. Here you can read about the program and grants (in Swedish).

Sea food on a plate. Photo.

Researchers in aquaculture at SLU

Are you interested in aquaculture and want to get in touch with our researchers connected to the platform?

SLU professor Anders Kiessling stands with a net next to a fish tank. Photo.

Global aquaculture activities at SLU

SLU-researchers collaborate with researchers based across the world, including in low- and middle-income countries. Here we have collected a selection of research projects, publications and other activities.

Ponds with fish farming in Tanzania. Photo.

Aquaculture research infrastructure

Here you will find a list of research infrastructure at SLU, also available for researchers at other universities or companies. Do you find something that suits your research?

Fish lab in VHC at SLU Ultuna. Photo.

Aquatic foods are superfoods for people and for our planet

SLU Global, SLU Aqua and SLU Aquaculture hosted a successful webinar about sustainable production and harvesting of fish, invertebrates and algae captured or cultured in freshwater or marine ecosystems for food or feed.

Family in Vietnam preparing food
Published: 16 May 2023 - Page editor: aquaculture@slu.se