Dana. Foto Line Reeh.
23 SEP

Searching for eel larvae in the Sargasso Sea

To improve understanding of the decline in the European eel population, a Danish research expedition with DTU Aqua's research vessel "Dana" explored the spawning areas...

Aquatic researchMarine researchOceans and climateMarine ecosystemsFisheries and fish stocksFish and shellfish
Photo: Colourbox
08 SEP

The oceans are overflowing with plastic

Plastic waste in the world’s oceans is an environmental problem that is gaining increasing global attention. At DTU, researchers are investigating the problem.

Aquatic researchAquacultureFish and shellfish
Photo: Camillie Saurel
05 SEP

The Royal Couple visits the Danish Shellfish Centre, DTU Aqua

The breeding of oysters and lobster, and the farming of seaweed was on the programme when Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince Consort visited the Danish...

Photo: Martin Dam Kristensen
18 JUN

Festive welcome to Danish Shellfish Centre

Danish Shellfish Centre has become part of DTU, which was celebrated with a large inauguration ceremony at the centre's address in Nykøbing Mors.

Aquatic research
Photo: Tine Kortenbach
28 MAY

Danish seaweed – version 1.0

The Danish Shellfish Centre at DTU has recently provided samples of an innovative, new type of food: edible seaweed grown in the Limfjord.

Food and agriculture
 Photo credit: Greenland Fisheries License Control Authority.
13 MAY

Bluefin Tuna Caught Hunting For Mackerel In East Greenland Waters

Warmer temperatures, and prey species which are also moving north, can be reasons why bluefin tuna were found in the Denmark Strait east of Greenland, according to a DTU...

Photo: Line Reeh
16 APR

Danish Eel Expedition 2014: First phase successfully completed

The expedition has at times battled 12-metre Atlantic swells , making it impossible to get equipment in the water. However, expedition leader Peter Munk of DTU Aqua and...

Aquatic researchMarine researchMarine ecosystemsOceans and climateFish and shellfishFisheries and fish stocks
Photo: Bo Lehm
11 APR

DTU’s shellfish and seaweed merger

The merger of the Danish Shellfish Centre in Limfjord and DTU Aqua unifies much of the country’s shellfish and seaweed expertise.

Aquatic researchCoastal ecosystems
Photo: Michael Miller
08 APR

Eel hunt in the Sargasso Sea

In March and April, DTU’s marine research vessel, Dana, is in the Sargasso Sea to determine whether changes in the marine environment are the cause of the drastic...

Aquatic researchMarine researchMarine ecosystems
Herring. Photo: Jens Astrup
13 MAR

Open source fisheries management

A statistical model originally developed to allow fishermen to study the work done by researchers, has now become one of the most highly acclaimed tools for estimating...

Aquatic researchMarine ecosystemsFisheries and fish stocks


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