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2019
01 FEB

International workshop on aquaculture technology

Workshop invites industrial partners and researchers to share newest knowledge and developments in recirculation aquaculture technology 

Aquaculture Food production Fish and shellfish
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
2018
16 MAY

PhD defense about optimal rearing conditions in eel larval culture

What are the demands of European eel larvae on water temperature and salinity, and what are the nutritional requirements of larvae raised in culture? These are the focus...

Food production Aquaculture Fish and shellfish
26 FEB

PhD defense about microbial water quality in aquaculture

The reuse of water in recirculating aquaculture systems increases the risc of impaired water quality. PhD Student Paula Andrea Rojas Tirado has investigated new methods...

Aquaculture
2017
13 DEC

PhD defence about genetic interactions between domesticated and wild trout

PhD Student Thomas Frank-Gopolos has produced experimental trout families with different levels of domestic-wild genetic ‘mixing’ and compared their fitness after some...

Genes and genomes Climate adaption Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture
08 MAY

Overview of PhD projects at DTU Aqua

The publication “PhD projects at DTU Aqua” presents DTU Aquas PhD students and their projects

Marine research Ecosystems Polar research Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture
2016
22 DEC

Natural water purification with mussels

A new type of mussel farming may improve the aquatic environment in Danish coastal areas and at the same time deliver highly sought-after organic protein for livestock...

Fish and shellfish Aquaculture
20 SEP

Sick trout under the microscope in DTU’s ‘fish pen’

Over the coming years, 500 rainbow trout in DTU Vet’s fish pen will be helping researchers increase their knowledge of red blotch disease, which is a costly problem for...

Food, fish and agriculture Aquaculture
03 JUN

PhD defence about new approaches to waste water treatment in aquaculture

Mathis von Ahnen defends his PhD thesis 14 June 2016 in Hirtshals.

Aquaculture
Photo: Tao Lytzen
10 MAY

New research facility can put more eel on the table

On Monday, 9 May, a facility for the propagation of European eel was inaugurated at DTU in Hirtshals in North Jutland. Here, researchers and industry are working on developing...

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture
2015
25 AUG

Peter Steen Mikkelsen

Water DTU: A center focusing on interdisciplinary research and innovation

Water supply Waste water and water discharge Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate change Aquaculture
08 JUL

Catching crabs can benefit the Isefjord’s fish stocks

The catch of fish for human consumption in the Isefjord can be significantly boosted if a considerable part of the fjord’s abundance of shore crabs is caught. The crabs...

Food, fish and agriculture Aquaculture Fisheries and fish stocks
2014
10 NOV

Healthy food may alleviate stress among farmed fish

A new DTU survey suggests that adding unsaturated fatty acids to their feed may make farmed pike perch hardier and better able to cope with stress.

Marine research Aquaculture Fish and shellfish
06 NOV

Healthy food may alleviate stress among farmed fish

A new DTU survey suggests that adding unsaturated fatty acids to their feed may make farmed zander hardier and better able to cope with stress.

Marine research Aquaculture Fish and shellfish
31 OCT

PhD Sune Riis Sørensen, DTU Aqua

PhD Sune Riis Sørensen, DTU Aqua: 'On the way to successful European eel larval rearing: Impact of biophysical conditions and gamete quality'

Marine research Aquaculture Fish and shellfish
19 AUG

Fish food with antibodies to replace antimicrobial agents

A new research project headed up by DTU Vet is seeking to use feed containing natural antibodies to combat pathogenic bacteria as a replacement for treating fish fry...

Bacteria and microorganisms Aquaculture Food safety Fish and shellfish Food production
2013
18 NOV

PhD defence on wound healing in fish

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Jacob Günther Schmidt’s PhD defence on, which effects tissue damage in fish produced in aquaculture...

Food quality Aquaculture Fish and shellfish Food, fish and agriculture
30 SEP

Demand for Danish know-how about environmentally friendly aquaculture

DTU Aqua conducts a training course on fish farming in land-based saltwater systems for consultants and practitioners from across the Baltic Sea Region.

Marine research Fish and shellfish Aquaculture
05 MAR

PhD defence on the prevention of diseases in fish larvae

The National Food Institute invites to Paul D’Alvise’s PhD defence on use of probiotics to prevent disease in marine fish larvae. The defence takes place 18 March 2013...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Aquaculture Fish and shellfish Production animals
2012
21 DEC

Course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology

DTU Aqua offers a training course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology for the Baltic Sea Region from Saturday 5th - Wednesday 9th October 2013.

Marine research Aquaculture
13 APR

A leader in sustainable aquaculture

DTU Aqua in Hirtshals is hosting international AQUABEST-meeting on sustainable fish farming in the Baltic Sea Region. The project aims to transfer the technology of the...

Aquaculture Marine research