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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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studying Mozambique’s important seagrass beds

Small-scale fisheries provide millions of people in Mozambique with vital protein and micronutrients. In the Bazaruto Archipelago, local communities fish in nearby seagrass beds on a daily basis

WorldFish visit

In connection to Shakuntala Thilsted's appointment as honorary doctor at SLU, a meeting and a workshop was held with WorldFish and researchers at SLU, active in aquatic research. The purpose was to

Kick-off for the new Interdisciplinary Adacemy

In November, SLU's new Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) makes its official start. Two projects and eleven researchers are admitted to the academy. Together, they represent nine departments, all four

Round goby – turning risk into resource

The round goby is increasingly common in Swedish waters. This invasive fish species can both outcompete and consume native species, having significant negative consequences for the ecosystem. At the

Networking workshop and guidance to research facilities in Älvkarleby

Networking workshop and guidance to research facilities in Älvkarleby aquaculture@slu.se Most welcome to this lunch to lunch meeting 8-9 November with different research groups interested to know

Publications

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

The Fisheries Research Station in Älvkarleby

The Fisheries Research Station of SLU Aqua produces approximately 140 000 salmon and trout each year to be released in the river Dalälven. SLU's research and breeding of farmed fish is required for

The Fisheries Research Station in Älvkarleby

The Fisheries Research Station of SLU Aqua produces approximately 140 000 salmon and trout each year to be released in the river Dalälven. SLU's research and breeding of farmed fish is required for

Research service

An important part of our work at the fisheries research station is to welcome guest researchers. SLU scientists use our facilities for different experiment, but the station is open to other

Environmental Monitoring

Are we managing the environment in a sustainable way when it comes to water and aquatic ecosystems? SLU has an assignment from the government that is unique among Swedish universities: additional to

Research

Research at SLU develops knowledge about the biological natural resources and man’s management and sustainable use of them. Water is an integrated and important part of this work and SLU has

SLU Water Forum

Water is essential to life. At SLU more than 400 researchers and experts work with water-related issues, from source to sea. Our knowledge contributes to achieving the global sustainable development

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