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SLU Aquaculture

The mission of the SLU Aquaculture platform is to consolidate and develop aquaculture research and education at SLU.

There are 110 pages tagged with SLU Aquaculture:


Here you can read and download aquaculture publications by SLU researchers as well as a selection of publications by external authors.

Completed activities

Here we gather documentation from activities that SLU Aquaculture arranged, supported or participated in. All activities aimed to develop aquaculture research and education at SLU. Course on


Here we gather information and documentation from activities that SLU Aquaculture arranges, supports or participate in. All activities aim to develop aquaculture research and education.

HGEN Marine Science Program Tanzania: towards a breeding program for Tilapia

The major problem hindering aquaculture development in Tanzania is the lack of good quality fingerlings and quality fish feeds. Fish farmers depend on aquaculture for food as fish provide alternative

Sustainable fish farming in Rwanda

The purpose with this project is to contribute to food security through sustainable Tilapia production in Rwanda with locally available resources. Aquaculture is recent in Rwanda dates 1950s, fish

Aware (Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe)

Contact: Linda Keeling The goal of the Coordination and Support Action of the 7th Framework Programme AWARE is to promote integration and increase the impact of European research on farm animal

FRESH - forskargrupp

FRESH is a research collaboration founded in 2012 between the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the University of Gothenburg (GU) which aims to increase knowledge and awareness

Physiological assessment fish

Several national and international studies have shown that the welfare of fish in aquaculture in many aspects is substandard. This is partly because it is difficult to assess fish stress, suffering

Best anaesthesia protocol for fish

There are over 30000 species of fish, living in a wide range of habitats. To treat ‘fish’ as one group is probably even less meaningful than to attempt to produce general guidelines for ‘mammals’. In

The welfare - farmed fish

In 2013 we published the report 31-4568/11 "Risk evaluation of slaughter of farmed fish in Sweden". Unfortunately, as the report points out, a risk assessment is never better than the experimental


Up to 20% of farmed salmonids die before reaching slaughter. This occurs during stressful situations such as delousing, deteriorating water quality, and transport. This is a serious welfare issue,

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