The Aquaculture Research group is part of the AWI bioeconomy section. We develop new products and systems that are used in aquaculture in Germany and around the world.

Our focus is improve the knowledge for a sustainable, animal and socially appropriate aquaculture production. Economic productivity and food security are always an important aspect of our concepts.


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Our study about white feces disease in shrimps is available in the Global Aquaculture Alliance website.You can read this study here.

New projects

Just started: Lachslaus, MedSpon, SIDESTREAM


New papers

Jakiul Islam "Extreme ambient temperature effects in European seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax: Growth performance and hemato-biochemical parameters" in der Aquaculture

Sinem Zeytin et all "Quantifying microplastic translocation from feed to the fillet in European sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax"

Matthew Slater "The impact of Aquaculture soundscapes on whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei and Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar" und Aquaculture Environment Interactions

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Internship - Bachelor thesis - Master thesis

Internships and/or final theses can be carried out in the Lachslaus project.