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Ecosystems and Environment

The knowledge we at SLU Aqua develop about the ecosystems in our waters can be used directly in the management of seas, lakes and watercourses. Therefore, our research is also intertwined with our environmental monitoring and analysis. Why are some species declining and others increasing? What does a balanced ecosystem look like and can such be recreated?

Environmental compensation

Environmental compensation has potential to contribute to environmental objectives. ECOCOA explores how compensation can be applied.

ePIKE - Monitoring of pike with eDNA

In the ePIKE research project we develop and evaluate eDNA as a method for monitoring pike.

Top predators - seals and cormorants

Both seals and cormorants have increased in number. Both species cause damage to fishing gear and catch, and also on fish stocks.

Seals on a rock. Photo.

Competition in the Baltic Sea

In the BENTHFISH project, we investigate the ecological interactions between cod and flounder in the Baltic Sea. Is the cod being outcompeted?

Flat fish
Published: 17 April 2023 - Page editor: teresa.soler@slu.se

Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua)

Head of Department: Noél Holmgren, +46 10-478 40 93
Vice Head of Department: Sara Bergek, +46 10-478 41 14
Press contact: Anneli Hofström,  +46 10-478 42 85

Delivery address: Department of Aquatic Resources, SLU, Ulls gränd 1, SE-756 51 Uppsala, Sweden