Long-line farm unit for seaweed. Photo: Danish Shellfish Centre

Shellfish and seaweed facilities

Danish Shellfish Centre, DTU Aqua has access to facilities on land and in the Limfjorden aimed at production of shellfish and seaweed

Danish Shellfish Centre has access to:

  • Hatchery for production of oysters (primarily flat oyster Ostrea edulis) and lobster including raceways for grow-out and experiments.
  • Setup to large-scale production of micro-algae.
  • Hatchery to production of different seaweed species incl. temperature stable rooms.
  • Laboratory.
  • Two long-line farm units for grow-out and farming of mussels, oysters and seaweed.
Moderøsters i østersklækkeriet

Hatchery for production of oysters
Østersklækkeri med moderkar til østers (tv) og beholdere til yngel (th)

Hatchery for production of oysters
Larvebeholdere i østersklækkeri

Hatchery for production of oysters
Hummeryngel

Hatchery for production of lobsters
Hummerklækkeri

Hatchery for production of lobsters
Væksthal med raceways til forskellige organismer

Raceways for grow-out and experiments
Dyrkning af mikroalger. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Setup for large-scale production of micro-algae
Dyrkning af mikroalger. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Setup for large-scale production of micro-algae
Kar med indsatser til tangspoler. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Hatchery for production of different seaweed species
Podede tangspoler. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Seeded lines for seaweed production
Tangspole klar til udsætning. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Seaweed lines ready for deployment
Del af laboratorium. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Laboratory
Langlineanlæg til dyrkning af muslinger. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Long-line farm unit for production of mussels
Lineanlæg i Limfjorden til dyrkning af tang. Foto: Dansk Skaldyrcenter

Long-line farm unit production of seaweed

Research into
shellfish and seaweed

DTU Aqua’s research into shellfish and seaweed focuses on the production of healthy food in a sustainable way and the ecosystem services provided by shellfish and seaweed production.

Learn more about the research into shellfish and seaweed

Contact

Head of Danish Shellfish Centre
Jens Kjerulf Petersen
Ph. +45 61 22 24 29
jekjp@aqua.dtu.dk