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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.

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Crayfish eDNA workshop

Welcome to the 2023 Crayfish & eDNA workshop at Drottningholm in Stockholm! The main topic during three days in May is how to improve detection of crayfish and crayfish plague from water samples by

Database for electrofishing in streams

Welcome to the electrofishing database. Here you can download data from more than 81,000 electrofishing surveys, distributed over approximately 22,000 sites. You can also find information about how

The ‘High Seas Treaty’ – a historic agreement to safeguard marine biodiversity in international waters

After a 17 year long process and weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations (UN) has agreed on a global legal framework to protect the world's largest ecosystem, the deep seas. The framework

Fish, crayfish and mussels - test of methodology and usability

Water contains fragments of DNA from fish, crayfish and mussels. Can a water sample show which species live in a lake? We test and develop the eDNA method as a complement to traditional environmental

Course in Principles of Fisheries Science

How much can we fish without jeopardising fish stocks and ecosystems? Fisheries science is the field that answers that question. In the course Principles of Fisheries Science you will learn all about

The course Sustainability perspectives on contemporary fisheries. Where have all the fishes gone?

Are you interested in how we can combine lakes and seas full of life, with a sustainable production of blue food? In this online course, you will meet Sweden's leading experts on sustainable

Course in Ecology for Fish Management and Conservation

Are you interested in in the ecology and sustainable management of fishes and their habitats? In the course Ecology for Fish Management and Conservation you will apply your new knowledge on fish

Cod's response to climate change

Cod is a keystone species in marine ecosystems. It shapes the conditions for a large number of other species in the sea and is also of great importance both economically and culturally. However, the


Contact details of directors and major functions at the the Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua) and addressess for the department and divisions. The Departmentof Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua)

secretariat for selective fishing

The Swedish Secretariat for Selective Fishing is based on close cooperation between the fishing industry and scientists where ideas from the fishermen are developed and scientifically evaluated. This

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


Some species of fish are easier to catch than others. This also applies to fish monitoring. Through a collaboration between sport fishing guides and researchers at the Department of Aquatic Resources