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16 OCT

Robot tracks environmental DNA from fish on seabed

Researchers from DTU Aqua are currently testing the world’s first underwater eDNA laboratory. It checks the water daily for DNA traces from four species of fish

Fisheries and fish stocks Genes and genomes
12 OCT

Oil spills could harm the Arctic more than expected

Plankton—the foundation of the food chains in the Arctic Ocean—are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed.

Marine research Polar research Ecosystems
08 OCT

Marine litter in the North Sea to be mapped

How much marine litter is floating around in the water column of the North Sea? How is it distributed, and what type is it? This will now be mapped in a new research project...

Fisheries and fish stocks Environment and pollution
19 SEP

The sea around Denmark hit by marine heat waves

Up to eight degrees warmer waters than normal. This was how much the hot weather affected the sea during the summer, according to calculations from DTU Aqua.

Marine research Climate adaption Climate change Ecosystems
04 SEP

New jellyfish species in the Kiel Kanal—Further spread into the Baltic Sea is...

The brackish-water loving jellyfish  Blackfordia virginica has been a new player in the Kiel Canal since summer 2016, shows an evaluation of regular biological monitoring...

Marine research
20 AUG

Increase in large-bodied fish stocks in the North Sea

Signs of recovery are appearing among previously overfished large-bodied fish stocks. This is good news, but may also present new challenges.

Fisheries and fish stocks
14 AUG

Oil spill affects Arctic plankton communities

Microorganisms and copepods in the Arctic seas are negatively affected by oil spill, which may impact the entire marine food web, states new PhD thesis. On 22 August...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fossil fuels
11 JUL

Large increase in smolt after weirs removed from river

New study shows massive benefits for trout following full river restoration in a lowland river

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
03 JUL

DTU Aqua is now responsible for the laboratory part of the veterinary contingency...

Diagnostics, surveillance and the veterinary contingency against  infectious diseases in fish, bivalves and crustaceans moves from the National Veterinary Institute (DTU...

Fish and shellfish Livestock diseases
28 JUN

Two new professors in the biology and management of migratory fish

Kim Aarestrup and Anders Koed have been appointed professors at DTU within the area of diadromous fish, i.e. fish such as eel and salmon that migrate between fresh and...

Fish and shellfish Ecosystems

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