Jens Kjerulf Petersen

Jens Kjerulf Petersen

Professor

DTU AQUA
National Institute of Aquatic Resources

Danish Shellfish Centre

Technical University of Denmark

Øroddevej 80

7900 Nykøbing Mors

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2019
18 JUN

Organic and delicious, but unknown in Denmark

Food Organic common mussels are easy to grow on ropes in Denmark. Nevertheless, few find their way to Danish consumers.  

Fish and shellfish
24 MAY

Organic mussels ready to be served on the Danes’ dinner tables

A longer harvest season, stable production and collaboration with the retail sector are to increase the Danes’ appetite for farmed mussels, which are being exported today.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
23 MAY

Organic and delicious, but unknown in Denmark

Organic common mussels are easy to grow on ropes in Denmark. Nevertheless, few find their way to Danish consumers.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
25 MAR

From menace to resource: Starfish become animal feed

The world’s first starfish meal factory will be inaugurated at the Limfjord on Friday, 29 March as a result of collaboration between universities and businesses.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
2018
08 FEB

Oyster hatchery on the island of Mors

With an appropriation under the Danish Finance Act of EUR 4 million (DKK 30 million), the Danish Shellfish Centre will strengthen food production on Mors.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
2016
22 DEC

Natural water purification with mussels

A new type of mussel farming may improve the aquatic environment in Danish coastal areas and at the same time deliver highly sought-after organic protein for livestock production. This potential is being examined and documented in a large-scale project headed up by DTU Aqua and funded by Innovation Fund Denmark .

Fish and shellfish Aquaculture
2014
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 Shellfish Centre, DTU Aqua on 4 September as part of the Royal Couple’s annual summer tour with the Royal Yacht, Dannebrog.

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.

Marine research
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, fish and agriculture
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.

Marine research Ecosystems
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