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Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Animal Sciences Unit, Fisheries (ILVO)
Native name
Instituut voor Landbouw- en Visserijonderzoek, Eenheid Dier - Visserij
Ankerstraat 1
+32 59 34 22 50
+32 59 33 06 29
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organisation profile

This Unit is part of the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) and covers all the activities of the formerly known Department of Animal Nutrition and Husbandry, the Sea Fisheries Department and some activities of the Department of Mechanisation, Labour, Buildings, Environmental Protection and Animal Welfare. The activities of the unit can be described as research and consultancy in the following three research areas: * Functional Animal Nutrition * Animal Husbandry and Welfare * Fisheries The research program of the area Fisheries, located in Ostend, concerns the fields of fishery biology, aquaculture and restocking, the technical aspects of fishing and the quality of the marine habitat and its natural resources. The mission complies with the demand for scientifically justified advices on these core tasks, as requested by national and international governing bodies and professional sectors. The different research items are carefully examined from an ecosystem viewpoint with as ultimate goal the achievement of a sustainable management plan for the natural resources of the seas.

results in other services

  • Data Discovery & Access service - Data Originators (CDI)
  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)
  • European Cruise programmes (EuroFleets)
  • Ocean going Cruise programmes (POGO)
  • EMODnet Ingestion Service

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Collating centre
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Belgian Marine Data Centre (MUMM-BMDC)
Latest update
18 October 2012 3:45:59 PM