The course Sustainability perspectives on contemporary fisheries. Where have all the fishes gone? 7,5 hp.

Last changed: 11 August 2022
Seagulls and fishing boat
Photo: Yvette Heimbrand

Are you interested in how we can combine lakes and seas full of life, with a sustainable production of blue food? In this online course, you will meet Sweden's leading experts on sustainable fisheries, and learn how fish stocks are managed today - and how they could be managed in the future. NOTE: The course is taught via video link (Zoom).

At the course you will meet lecturers with different specialties regarding fisheries, not only marine biologists, limnologists and other natural scientists, but also experts within other fields.

Broad overview on sustainable fisheries

“Where have all the fishes gone” gives you basic understanding of the influence of fisheries on ecosystems, and of the function and significance of fisheries for human societies, in Sweden and globally.

The course provides a broad overview of current and future challenges for sustainable fisheries. You will also learn how fish stocks are managed today, and how they could be managed in the future.


Josefin Sundin, Researcher
Department of Aquatic Resources, Institute of Freshwater Research, SLU, +46 10 478 42 24

Andreas Bryhn, Researcher, Director of Studies
Department of Aquatic Resources, SLU, +46 10 478 41 52