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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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New tool launched on ocean impact in the Western Indian Ocean

With a newly launched web-based tool – WIO Symphony – we can now analyse the cumulative environmental impacts of human activities and the outcome of different ocean management scenarios in the

New book on farming and conservation of the noble crayfish

Now it's here! A new book on noble crayfish farming has been published by SLU. The book is requested by farmers, authorities and the public and is needed in the work to preserve the increasingly

Tough times for brown trout in a warmer world

Climate has large effects on the distribution of organisms, and species that thrive in cold water, like the brown trout, may face local population extinctions at lower latitudes when the water

SLU Future Forests arranges an excursion

SLU Future Forests arranges an excursion in Uppsala viktor.karlsson@slu.se Welcome to a day where we will present new research results with practical forestry in an urban context. Participants at

Matilda Andersson

matilda.l.andersson@slu.se I am an aquatic ecologist interested in the impacts of multiple stressors on predator fish populations. During my PhD I worked in freshwater systems, examining the impacts

A competence center for algal toxins and phytoplankton blooms

We can expect toxic algal blooms to become more common as the climate changes. A better understanding of which toxins algae produce and under what circumstances this happens will therefore become

Mattias Sköld

mattias.skold@slu.se Mattias main research interests are benthic ecology, ecosystem effetcs of fisheries and marine conservation. He is also Research co-ordinator for the research vessel RV Svea.

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

Agnes Olin

agnes.olin@slu.se I am currently working at the Institute of Coastal Research with a variety of projects concerning mainly marine protected areas and how fisheries impact coastal ecosystems. Prior

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