MESA+ University of Twente
The BIOS Lab-on-a-chip group

Growing fish in a sustainable manner

Development of sensor technology to monitor oxygen uptake and availability in the fish during production, via measurement of opercular beats and/or hart rate, and/or the concentration of oxygen, iron and/or haemoglobin in the blood.

The development of innovations to grow fish in a sustainable and responsible manner, and to implement the technology in a wide array of production systems, including the large scale sea cage industry of Europe’s main species (salmon, seabream, seabass).

Contact information:

Wageningen University & Research logoWouter Olthuis

w.olthuis@utwente.nl

Hans (J) Komen

Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre

Wageningen University

Wout Abbink

Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre

Wageningen Livestock research