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Fish and aquacultural science

This includes fisfarming,fish genetics, fish breeding, fish ecology and fish ethology. Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants, to be used e.g. as food.


There are 89 pages tagged with Fish and aquacultural science:

Sustainable fishery

We want future generations to be able to fish for sustainable stocks of seafood. We develop methods, models and tools for evaluating the effects of various management measures. We develop selective

Ecosystems

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

About us

The Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua) study the dynamics of aquatic ecosystems and how they are affected by environment and human activity. We monitor and assess seas, coastal waters, lakes

Education

We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. We provide several courses within SLU’s basic

Department of Aquatic Resources

Our research focuses on fish and shellfish in the seas, lakes and rivers. We monitor the aquatic environment, developing the methods and know-how for sustainable use of aquatic resources. We offer

Genetic mapping of Arctic charr – an important step for Swedish aquaculture

The Swedish breeding program for Arctic charr has been run successfully for almost forty years. Historically, breeding has been based on classic selection methods where breeding fish are selected

Seminar on how to strengthen Swedish aquaculture

Seminar on how to strengthen Swedish aquaculture aquaculture@slu.se The Swedish Board of Agriculture will tell about their role in strengthening Swedish aquaculture and together with Matfiskodlarna

Miljö-DNA kan användas för att räkna gäddorna i sjön

Researchers can now measure how much fish there is below the surface using only a water sample. In a study recently published in the journal Environmental DNA, Erik Karlsson and colleagues measured

Lakes and watercourses

We provide data and expertise to further the work on Sweden's environmental objective Flourishing Lakes and Streams and other objectives related to water quality. We also support various public

A Non-Toxic Environment

We provide decision support and expertise in the work towards A Non-Toxic Environment in Sweden. The data from our monitoring programmes contributes to the overall picture of the environmental status

Eutrophication

The Eutrophication Programme is intended to provide data on which to base action to combat eutrophication of our aquatic systems. It should provide an up-to-date picture of the source and size of

Coastal and sea areas

The Coastal and sea areas programme gathers SLU's expertise on marine environments and their assessment with special emphasis on fish and shellfish stocks and communities. The programme has a strong

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