R/V Hålabben

Last changed: 17 June 2020

Hålabben is the research vessel used for coastal areas at SLU Aqua in Lysekil.

Area of operation
The working area of Hålabben is coastal, with a maximum distance from the outer islands of 1 nm or 4 nm from the closest safe port. The vessel can be transported on a lorry and can therefore easily be moved between different waters.

Basic data

  • L.o.a: 7,85 m
  • Width: 3,00 m
  • Depth: 0,45 m
  • Cruising speed: 24 knots
  • Minimum height: 3,60 m (during transport)

Primary working duties

  • Eco integration during night (primarily cod fishes)
  • Trawl expeditions inshore
  • Exploratory fishing of lobster
  • Research fishing with fyke nets
  • Sea current research
  • Catch of lobster larvae using light traps



Mattias Sköld

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