Research service

Last changed: 27 October 2022
Stream aquarium in Älvkarleby.

An important part of our work at the fisheries research station is to welcome guest researchers. SLU scientists use our facilities for different experiment, but the station is open to other departments or actors outside academia.

We take care of fish – and scientists

The facilities available here is a unique national resource. We have:

  • Constant access to fish
  • A large amount of fishholding tanks
  • Aquarias
  • Hatchery
  • Stream aquaria

In the stream aquaria you can study fish in running water under full control.

In addition, we have:

  • An outdoor experimental creek
  • Natural dams
  • A research river in part of Dalälven

The competent staff is well worth mentioning, they have long experiment of rearing of fish, fish  - and scientists.


Ann-Britt Florin, Head of Division
Department of Aquatic Resources, Institute of Coastal Research, SLU, +46 10 478 41 22