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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.


Det finns 301 sidor som är taggade med Department of Aquatic Resources:

Fourth evaluation of the status of the eel stock in Swedish waters

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now publishes its 4th evaluation of the Swedish eel status. While the 30-year downward trend has halted since 2011, the report advises to revise and

Fourth evaluation of the status of the eel stock in Swedish waters

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now publishes its 4th evaluation of the Swedish eel status. While the 30-year downward trend has halted since 2011, the report advises to revise and

Biodiversity and conservation

Biodiversity and conservation

A rich biodiversity increases an ecosystem's ability to cope with change and is absolutely central if our oceans, lakes and watercourses are to be able to deliver their ecosystem services. SLU Aqua

FRESHREST - freshwater management

Sweden has an abundance of freshwater. Exploitation of freshwater resources can degrade biodiversity and ecosystem services important to us. To counter these losses we try to restore habitats. But

Genetic consequences of 100 years of salmon release in the Baltic Sea

Researchers at the Department of Aquatic Resources are studying the genetic effects of the large-scale salmon restockings in the Baltic Sea that started in the early 1900s. We hope to be able to

Ecosystems

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

Research

Research

Our mission at the Department of Aquatic Resources is to increase knowledge and understanding of the Swedish marine, lake and river ecosystems. We want to enable future generations to benefit from

Cod tagging for an improved fisheries management

Tagging Baltic Sea cod (TABACOD) The TABACOD project has ended, and this webpage is not fully updated. Download the final project report with results and conclusions at the project website ----------

Sustainable fishery

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

Biological archive

The biological archive at SLU Aqua´s Institute of Freshwater Research are constantly being replenished. Each year we collect tissue samples from fish, samples that are used to analyze age and growth,

Asterix

SLU Aqua's research vessel Asterix is suitable for water sampling, trawling and hydroacoustic surveys. Asterix is rented out with a skipper and can be transported by trailer. Equipment on board

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