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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 80 pages tagged with Department of Aquatic Resources:

Diss Viktor Thunell

Fish life histories in a warming climate: a mechanistic basis of change and a community context charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Viktor Thunell defends his thesis "Fish life histories in a warming

No-take zones

No-take zones can improve both fish and shellfish populations and restore ecosystem functions. Evaluations of the Swedish no-take zones show that the populations rapidly increase when an area is

Duncan Philpott

duncan.philpott@slu.se I am a new PhD student at SLU Aqua, the aim of my project is to improve our understanding of proliferative kidney disease (PKD) and its causative agent Tetracapsuloides

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

Smaller perch mothers as the sea gets warmer

Female perch living in warmer water invest in early reproduction. They mature when they are smaller compared to perch living in natural water temperatures. This is shown by a study from researchers

The genetics reveal the herring's complex migration and mixing

Small variations in few selected fragments of the DNA allow to characterize an incredible population diversity of herring throughout the western Baltic Sea, the Kattegat and Skagerrak. Many herring

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

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

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

New films prove that wild stingrays voluntarily make noise

Sharks, rays, and skates – elasmobranchs – are generally thought to be unable to intentionally make noise, but new research suggests that this is a misconception. Researchers from Sweden, Spain and

Aquatic foods are superfoods for people and for our planet

SLU Global, SLU Aqua and SLU Aquaculture hosted a successful webinar about sustainable production and harvesting of fish, invertebrates and algae captured or cultured in freshwater or marine

Webinar: Securing sustainable access to aquatic foods

Webinar: Securing sustainable access to aquatic foods aquaculture@slu.se Welcome to a webinar with focus on sustainable production and harvesting of “aquatic foods”, that is fish, invertebrates and

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