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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 96 pages tagged with Fish and aquacultural science:

Crayfish eDNA workshop

The eDNA workshop Crayfish & eDNA took place at Drottningholm in Stockholm. The main topic was how to improve detection of crayfish and crayfish plague from water samples by using eDNA methodology.

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

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.

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,

New book on farming and conservation of the noble crayfish

Now it's here! A new book on noble crayfish farming has been published by SLU. The book is requested by farmers, authorities and the public and is needed in the work to preserve the increasingly

Data Collection within CFP

To support the management of fish stocks and ensure a sustainable fishery on theses stocks biological, economical, social and environmental data from fishery, aquaculture and to some extent the

Joint initiative to find future feed for fish, poultry and pigs

The project “The feed of the future for fish, pigs, poultry and laying hens” led by Axfoundation and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) brings together researchers and practitioners

Webinar: environmental effects of open cage aquaculture

Webinar: Environmental effects of open cage aquaculture aquaculture@slu.se Welcome to a webinar on the environmental effects and future prospects of open cage aquaculture in northern Sweden! During