Rainbow trout. Photo: Anne Lykke.

Fish and Shellfish Diseases

DTU Aqua’s research into health and diseases in fish and shellfish focuses on supporting the prevention and control of diseases in fish, bivalves and crustaceans.

The research area Fish and Shellfish Diseases focuses on the prevention and control of diseases in fish, mussels and oysters as well as crustaceans. It carries out research and development of methods for disease detection and characterization of diseases and pathogens, vaccines for use in aquaculture as well as risk assessments.

The research serves as the foundation for providing scientific advice to national and European authorities.

The research area has access to modern laboratory and experimental facilities and can carry out diagnostics and infection trials for most known diseases in aquaculture.



Research Leader
Head of Section
Britt Bang Jensen

Sustainable Development Goals

DTU Aqua's research into fish and shellfish diseases supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

SDG #14   UN Sustainable Development Goal #1

UN Sustainable Development Goal #2   UN Sustainable Development Goal #17