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Marja Koski
23 MAR

Can we measure the effects of climate change in the Arctic?

In autumn 2020, an international research team was stationed in the sea west of Greenland to investigate how climate change affects ecosystems in the Arctic.

Climate change Ice research Polar research
Skibsingeniørfirmaet Knud E. Hansen
23 MAR

New Arctic research ship on the way

In autumn 2020, government funding for a new ocean-going research ship finally fell into place. This will replace Dana IV, Denmark’s only marine research ship that...

Ice research Polar research
John Kinyage in aquaculture facilities at DTU Aqua. Foto: Milan Møller Pavlovic
05 MAR

From Hirtshals to Morogoro: Improving aquaculture

Former DTU student works to develop and improve the aquaculture industry back in Tanzania as well as in Denmark.

Food production Aquaculture Fish and shellfish
Hvalblåst. Foto: Line Reeh
05 FEB

New insight into whales and dolphins highlights conservation threat

Scientists have found that the metabolic changes that allowed whales and dolphins to adapt to their aquatic lifestyle have implications on how we should assess the impact...

Food, fish and agriculture
Artisanal data-limited fisheries in Tanzania. Photo: Thomas Mildenberger
27 JAN

PhD defence about improvement of management procedures for data-limited fish stocks

On 11 February 2021, Tobias Mildenberger, DTU Aqua, will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling
Cod liver with a high density of nematodes (19 nematodes per gram liver tissue). Photo: Marie Plambech Ryberg
18 JAN

PhD defence about liver worms in Eastern Baltic cod

On 28 January 2021, Marie Plambech Ryberg will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fish and shellfish Biological systems
Gillnet with sphere. Photo: Anne Schütz, TI-OF
18 JAN

PhD defence about gillnet modifications to reduce bycatch of harbor porpoises

On 26 January 2021, Isabella Kratzer will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fisheries and fish stocks
Mitigation mussels ready for harvest, grown at high density to maximize nutrient extraction from the eutrophic Limfjorden. Photo: Daniel Taylor.
07 JAN

PhD defence about mitigation culture of mussels

On 14 January 2021, PhD Student Daniel Taylor will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fish and shellfish Ecosystems
2020
Foto: DTU Aqua
15 DEC

Live TV from the seabed for more sustainable fisheries

A new camera system that can be installed in bottom trawls provides commercial fishermen with a tool for monitoring their fishing in real time. They can now for the first...

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
Rainbow trout. Photo: DTU Aqua.
07 DEC

PhD defence about virulence markers of VHS virus in rainbow trout

On 17 December 2020, Anna Luiza Farias Alencar will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Livestock diseases Fish and shellfish Aquaculture Food production
Kim Birnie-Gauvin with an 83 cm large sea trout—ready to be released in Villestrup Å stream after being tagged. Photo Jessica Desforges
30 NOV

PhD thesis of the year proves value of removing creek barriers

Kim Birnie-Gauvin from DTU Aqua received the PhD thesis of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Six other PhD graduates and the PhD supervisor of the year were also...

Caption: Landing on Powell Island during a research trip on board a krill trawler at the Antarctic. Photo: Bjørn Arne Krafft.
25 NOV

New professor of fishing gear innovation

Ludvig Ahm Krag has been appointed Professor at DTU, where he heads the fisheries technology research group.

School of fish. Anna Varona, CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
24 NOV

PhD defence about vertical migration of marine organisms

On 4 December 2020, PhD Student Jérôme Pinti will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling
Map from PhD thesis showing yearly averaged biomass of copepods. Graphic: Camila Serra Pompei.
17 NOV

PhD defence about trait-based models of plankton communities

On 27 November 2020, Camila Serra Pompei will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Mathematical modelling
Ships and equations. Graphic design: Shutterstock and Marie-Christine Rufener
09 NOV

PhD defence about integrating data from commercial fisheries and scientific survey

On 18 November 2020, Marie-Christine Rufener will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Mathematical modelling
Trial investigating the effects of different water treatments on RAS water quality. Photo: Kim Gregersen.
09 NOV

PhD defence about micro particles in recirculating aquaculture systems

On 17 November 2020, Kim João de Jesus Gregersen will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Aquaculture Waste water and water discharge Bacteria and microorganisms
Coral community in the Great Barrier Reef’s Palm Islands. Photo: Neil Maginnis.
04 NOV

PhD defence about global patterns of coral diversity

On 13 November 2020, Neil Maginnis will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Mathematical modelling
Skinny cod. Photo Marie Plambech Ryberg
14 OCT

Liver worms inflict fatal damage on the livers of cod

Cod with high numbers of parasitic liver worm show symptoms similar to those of humans with chronic liver disease, such as cancer and cirrhosis.

Food, fish and agriculture
Udsigt fra skib på Øresund. Foto: Helle Falborg.
08 OCT

Internal sailing in Øresund can be exempted from cleaning requirements

Invasive species are spreading with the ballast water from ships, and therefore the ballast water usually has to be cleansed. A DTU Aqua-invented model has, for the first...

Cod from the Baltic Sea. Photo: Line Reeh.
07 OCT

PhD defence on evaluation of Baltic fish stocks with a holistic ecosystem model...

On 23 October 2020, Sieme Bossier, DTU Aqua will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems

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