The University of Gothenburg should take a leading role in the development of aquaculture of marine fish and mussels. This was one of the conclusions in a recently published government review on Swedish aquaculture.
The university is now supporting research and development of the marine aquaculture sector via a new project, which aims to boost oyster farming as a new industrial sector in our region, in cooperation with Norwegian and Danish parties.Huge potential
The project is being coordinated by Mare novum, a centre for marine innovation and business development at the University of Gothenburg. Other partners include the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Østfold, the region of Västra Götaland, Dansk Skaldyrcenter, Center for Forskning og Forvaltning av skaldyr, Mare Life, Oslo Teknopol and Ostrea Sverige AB. The researcher responsible for the project is Susanne Lindegarth at the Department of Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg/Universität Göteborg.For further information, please contact: Susanne Lindegarth, Department of Marine Ecology/mare novum, University of Gothenburg
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