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Department of Aquatic Resources

The research of the Department of Aquatic Resources 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.

There are 171 pages tagged with Department of Aquatic Resources:

Nätverk av skyddade områden behövs för att bevara havets biologiska mångfald

Marine protected areas (MPAs) contribute to the persistence and recovery of viable populations. Ecological connectivity, i.e. dispersal and movement of organisms and material across ecosystems, needs

Examensarbeten 2021 - fisk, musslor, korallrev och bifångster

The final days of year 2021 are approaching and this year, the Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua) have supervised and approved many interesting theses at the basic and advanced level. Do you

Six projects receive funding from SLU Aquacultures open call

SLU Aquaculture are pleased to announce that six projects have been awarded a seed grant in the open call of spring 2021. The projects aim to stimulate research collaborations at SLU and cover

Mitigation of interaction effects between farmed and wild fish in Sweden

A not foreseen effect of the blockage of fish migrating routes by hydropower dams was the formation of environments with different biosecurity, i.e. the infectious diseases present in the inland zone

Biological recipient monitoring at the Södra Cell Värö pulp mill – fish and bottom macro fauna

The impact by the Södra Cell Värö pulp mill’s waste water discharge on the local fish community has been monitored since 1983. Survey fishing with a bottom trawl in the recipient area and in a

Database for electrofishing in streams

Welcome to the electrofishing database. Here you can download data from more than 70,000 electrofishing surveys, distributed over approximately 20,000 sites. You can also find information about how

Farming of wild-caught fish

Lunch webinar: Farming of wild-caught fish aquaculture@slu.se During this seminar SLU researchers Albin Gräns and Örjan Östman will tell us about the outcome and future plans of their aquaculture


How does the stratification of water masses look like, how does ship traffic affect natural hydrography and how does trawling affect benthic organisms and the turnover of nutrients? October 24-30 was

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 Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua) publishes the results from research and environmental analysis as scientific articles, theses, reports and fact sheets. The page is automatically

SLU Aqua Sailor

SLU Aqua Sailor is an aquatic unmanned ocean vehicle missioned to survey the sea and collect environmental data used in research and monitoring programmes. The autonomous drone has a wide range of